Every day 12 people leave but don’t come back to their loved ones. Yet, often these personal disasters and tragedies could have been avoided if safety on the job actually was the priority.

“Our goal is to eliminate these tragedies, so that workers stop coming home injured, unable to work and forced into poverty, or worse, not coming home at all.”

See the full opinion-editorial by Dan Fatton, director of WEC & Lou Kimmel, director of New Labor.