Let us help you find your way

After a workplace tragedy, it can feel like you’re stumbling in the dark. You don’t have to walk this path alone. 


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.

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There is hope …

“It has been a long journey since the death of my husband. Each day is a gift to us and we remember Leo every day. After years of counselling, support from family for myself and the children, and finding Threads of Life we have been able to live a new normal.

-Erin Pitruzella, whose husband Leo, a labourer for a paving company, died when he was struck by a dump truck loaded with asphalt

If today is an average working day in Canada

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Three workers die today

3 Canadian workers will be killed 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

Kindred spirits on the road to safety

Kindred spirits on the road to safety

Liz has been a long-time member of the Threads of Life family – as a volunteer the most welcoming smile at the Central Family Forum. Now twice widowed due to workplace tragedy, Liz shares how Threads of Life’s programs supported her and her husband Fred through their experiences of workplace tragedy.

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Steps for Life’s Greatest Success

Steps for Life’s Greatest Success

Steps for Life’s greatest success may not be what you think it is. The media attention and promotions for the events mean more families connect with Threads of Life after a workplace tragedy than at any other time of the year.

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