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Workers' Memorial Day Event to Stage Mock Public Funeral Procession to Pay Tribute to Fallen Workers

On An Average Day in the Workplace, 153 Workers Lose Their Lives, Another 11,233 Are Injured

LOS ANGELES, April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers for the annual Workers' Memorial Day sponsored by The Southern California Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (SoCalCOSH), UCLA-LOSH and WORKSAFE, along with many other local community groups will hold a public funeral procession through downtown Los Angeles in commemoration of fallen and injured workers. More than 30 automobiles will take part in the procession displaying banners with information on work-related injuries and fatalities. The procession will begin at West 7th Street and Park View St., Los Angeles, CA 90057 and drive for approximately 3 miles around the MacArthur Park Area returning to W. 7th Street and Park View Street. The Public Funeral Procession will pay tribute to fallen workers, raise public awareness, demand stronger safety and health enforcement for workers and call for stricter legislative action!

Workers' Memorial Day will continue with remarks by worker representatives, labor leaders, political leaders and community groups discuss working conditions and demand stronger worker health and safety enforcement and legislative action.

Thousands of workers are killed and millions more are injured from job-related accidents each year or diseased because of their jobs.

WHAT: Workers Memorial Day: The Southern California Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (SoCalCOSH) and UCLA-LOSH. The Public Funeral Procession to pay tribute to fallen workers.

WHEN: April 26, 2008 | 11 am - 3 pm

WHERE: UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St., Los Angeles 90057. Funeral Procession will travel around the MacArthur Park area -- Wilshire Blvd, Left on Witmer Street, Left on W. 6th Street, Left on S. Alvarado, End at W. 7th street and South Park View. The event will re-convene at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center for a community forum.


-- Jackie Goldberg, Former State Assemblymember

-- Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-Treasurer LA County Federation

of Labor, AFL-CIO

-- Hank Cierpick, Safety Engineer/ Fatality Investigator, Department of

Public Health Services Occupational Health Branch

-- Ed Reyes, La City Council Member, 1st District

-- Worker Organizers from the Carwash Workers Campaign, the Los Angeles

Taxi Workers Alliance, and UNITE-HERE.

SOURCE The Southern California Coalition for Occupational Safetyand Health
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