Forget Me Not

This book, published in 2011, shares first-hand honest and compelling testimony about family life in the aftermath of a workplace tragedy. Readers will find lessons learned from survivors, tales of personal courage and love, challenges and heart-warming triumphs.

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We have published Forget Me Not to show Canadians the human stories behind the workplace statistics. Each chapter in this book will bring you inside a families’ life, after an injury or fatality or the diagnosis of an occupational disease. These families are the unsung heroes that will move heaven and earth to make this world a safer place by sharing their most private thoughts and by their actions. You can read this book randomly by chapter or read it from cover to cover.  Although each story is unique, they all share the same thread – every one of these workplace tragedies and the resulting losses, were preventable.

This soft-cover book reveals easy-to-read, first-hand honest and compelling testimony about family life in the aftermath of a workplace tragedy. Readers will find lessons learned from survivors, tales of personal courage and love, challenges and inspirations. Sidebars present facts about health and safety hazards across multiple workplace sectors including construction, industrial workplaces, fisheries, agriculture, forestry, and others.

 

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Who will use this book?

CEOs and Joint Health & Safety Committees committed to health and safety training can personally sign individual copies and present them to new hires and young workers during health and safety events and training – a highly effective way to reinforce the importance of health and safety to all employees.

If you’re a

  • health and safety professional
  • member of a joint health & safety committee
  • human resources professional
  • government official involved in occupational health and safety policies and decision-making
  • manager
  • union member or executive
  • teacher or professor

Forget Me Not is an exceptional complimentary resource to ‘set the stage’ for health and safety orientation and training to break through complacency. Safety matters – and this book highlights all the reasons why.

 

For Parents

This is a conversation with children about to enter their first jobs and training
Do you have a teenager entering the work force or in their first few years of employment? Find out what every parent should think about and talk about before your teenager starts their first job. This book can kick-start your dinner conversations about health and safety on the job within your family, especially preparing children for their first job.

For any inquiries regarding Forget Me Not, please email contact@threadsoflife.ca

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