Are you stumbling in the dark?

Have you been affected by a workplace tragedy? 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

Seven life-changing moments along the road to healing

Seven life-changing moments along the road to healing

When you find your people, your family of support, those who truly understand what you’re going through, it can make all the difference in the world. And when you share your journey with others, it can make a world of difference to them too.

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In 2017, Eugene Gutierrez and his family experienced an unimaginable tragedy when Eugene’s father Eulogio “Bot” Gutierrez, a veteran mining survey technician, on the verge of retirement, died after being struck by a piece of mobile equipment in an underground mine.

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