workplace death

Danielle Pritchett was supported by friends and family as she spoke in Kelowna’s Ben Lee Park on April 28, 2022 about her son Cailen Vilness, a victim of the July 2021 Kelowna crane collapse (Brittany Webster)

Mom of man killed in Kelowna crane collapse speaks out on workplace Day of Mourning

161 work related deaths were reported in B.C. in 2021

 

(File photo: Black Press Media)

161 deaths: B.C. remembers those lost to workplace injuries, disease in 2021

April 28 is the International Day of Mourning

 

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BC Hydro worker taken to hospital after ‘electrical contact’ in Aldergrove

The incident was the cause of Wednesday afternoon’s power outage

 

As a statue of a firefighter in full turnout gear looked on at the Langley City fire hall, firefighters lowered flags to half-mast on Wednesday, April 28, to mark the National Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or made ill by their job (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: National day of mourning for workers marked in Langley

Virtual version held due to COVID-19 pandemic

As a statue of a firefighter in full turnout gear looked on at the Langley City fire hall, firefighters lowered flags to half-mast on Wednesday, April 28, to mark the National Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or made ill by their job (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)