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

Coping in the wake of tragedy

Coping in the wake of tragedy

Young paramedic finds help to deal with PTSD By Michael Johnson If you had asked me what I wanted to do after graduation it was a quick answer. I wanted to be a paramedic. Little did I know this decision would change my life in ways I could never imagine, for better...

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Tissues are available, and your tears are welcome

Tissues are available, and your tears are welcome

Why do we cry? Scientists have been trying to answer that question for centuries. Most researchers believe that emotional tears – triggered by strong feelings such as joy, grief, sadness – are unique to humans. Crying serves as an important indication to ourselves and others about the emotions we are experiencing.

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