Resources available for families, safety professionals, and employers.

Resources for Family Members

The following resources are available for download.

Brochure outlining Family Support programs and services:

Cover of brochure: Two women hugging. Text reads: You're not alone. Work-related fatality, Life-altering injury, occupational disease. Bringing hope and healing for families of workplace tragedy.

“For Families” series of resource booklets:


These guides were produced by Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), in partnership with the Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta (WCB).

For Families: Survivors (07/2019)
For Families: Seriously Injured Workers (07/2019)

British Columbia

Courtesy of WorkSafe BC

Your road to recovery: A guide for seriously injured workers (external link)

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Our email newsletter is delivered monthly, and our print newsletter is mailed quarterly. Stay up to date on how what’s happening in support for families after a workplace tragedy:

Resources for Employers / Safety Professionals

Forget Me Not book cover

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not is a one-of-a-kind book of true Canadian stories of workplace tragedy from the families’ perspective.

Read and share the stories behind the statistics:

Mom and Dad hold framed photo of son

Workplace tragedy: Employer communication and crisis response

When the worst happens, an employer’s response can either help, or hinder a family’s emotional healing. This Threads of Life report is an excellent resource for communication and emergency planning.

Threads of Life’s Annual Reports serve to provide an overview of financial information and program highlights from each fiscal year.