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OSHA News Release: [04/25/2012]
Contact Name: Jesse Lawder or Egan Reich
Phone Number: (202) 693-4659 or x4960
Release Number: 12-0784-NAT

Radio actuality in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day available from Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has made an audio message available from Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day.

Workers' Memorial Day, which is observed each year on April 28, honors the lives of those who have been injured or killed on the job. In the United States, 12 workers die on the job every day, down from 38 per day when the Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in 1970.

WHO: Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels

WHAT: 30-second radio actuality about Workers' Memorial Day

HOW: www.dol.gov/dol/media/audio/20120423-oshaworkermem.mp3