Steps for Life

Take a step for safety!

Learn more

Speakers bureau

Real hazards. Real people. Real stories

Find out more

Find a shoulder to lean on

Volunteer Family Guides can help

how does prednisone work Prednisone is similar to Prednisolone as to the pharmacological activity. After reaching the body Prednisone is metabolized in the liver and turned into Prednisolone. valtrex for shingles In other words, the growth of tumor is terminated which leads to the reduction of the prostate inflammation and normal functioning of the entire urinary system. avodart for hair loss

Learn more

Communicating in a Crisis

How to talk to families after a tragedy

Download the report

Stories of Hope

Meet the faces behind the statistics

Our stories

Working to heal families and bring an end to workplace tragedies

Stories of Hope

Threads of Life participants and supporters are working to prevent future tragedies by telling their stories and making sure everyone understands why workplace safety is important.

Man's face

“Many times I have questioned whether it was worth it to go through the pain of all the procedures, of the constant memories, the flash backs and the uncertainty of whether I would get back to the person I was before the incident. I feel like I’ve lost 10 years. Then I think of the day I was present at my first family forum. At dinner that first night there is a ceremony of remembrance, where the family members of individuals affected by workplace injuries, occupational illness and fatalities honour the memory of their loved ones and the event that changed their lives forever. During that ceremony I realized that my family wasn’t on its own. I wasn’t on my own. Other people were feeling the things we were feeling, they were going through similar situations and dealing with the same situations we were.”

-Nevin Di Julio was injured by a spill of burning hot oil at a potato processing plant

If today is an average working day in Canada

Three workers die today

3 Canadian workers will be killed on the job or die as a result of occupational disease

Hundreds injured today

Hundreds will be seriously injured or made ill because of work

Thousands affected today

Thousands of families, communities and workplaces will be affected

Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Every summer, the gold mine where Tami Helgeson works hires students and new graduates. Every summer Tami tells them the story of her son Eric, who died in 1999 at his construction job after a crane tipped over, collapsing the building where Eric was working. As a...

read more
Witnessing mirrors

Witnessing mirrors

It’s hard to believe that this weekend will be the Central Family Forum. This forum will be the ninth anniversary of the first one I attended, the year after my husband Robert died. I only stayed one night that year with our then nine-year-old son Andrew. We were both...

read more
How you can pay it forward

How you can pay it forward

Isn’t it true, sometimes, that the people who’ve faced the most hardship and tragedy in their lives show the most kindness and generosity? Knowing what we’ve lost sharpens our appreciation for what we have. In the book and movie “Pay it Forward” (2000) a young boy...

read more

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors

TriWest Capital Partners logo

Ease the pain of workplace tragedy… help families heal