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Oregon OSHA - 350 Winter Street NE Room 430 - Salem, Oregon 97301-3882

Workers' Memorial Day observance - Audio files
April 29, 2005

NEWS RELEASE: Workers Memorial Day is April 28

Audio files:
Audio recording of 2005 Workers' Memorial Day observance ceremony - April 29, 2005 during the "Workplace Health and Safety in the Global Economy" conference presented by the University of Oregon in Eugene. Ceremony presented at Gerlinger Hall. Audio of observance ceremony is presented in Windows Media Audio (wma) format - Windows Media player required. Right click (or click and hold for Macintosh) on the audio link to save file to disk.

Listen to the entire service - audio file 15.2M

Order of Observance Ceremony

  • Introduction: Braxton Chambers
  • Opening Remarks: Pat Riggs-Henson, Lane County Labor Council
  • Governor’s Proclamation: Margaret Hallock, Director of the University of Oregon's Wayne Morse Center and Former Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Kulongoski
  • Invocation/Moment of Silence: Rabbi Yitzhak Husbands-Hankin - Temple Beth Israel, Eugene
  • Reading of Names of Oregon Workers who died in 2004 and First Quarter 2005: David Sparks, Oregon OSHA
  • Musical Tribute: Skye Boat Song, performed by Rebecca Oswald
  • Remarks by Bob Williams, Chair of the Oregon AFL-CIO Health, Safety and Workers Compensation committee
  • International Greetings: Kalpona Akter - General Secretary, Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity - Hear her remarks
  • Closing Musical Tribute: Will the Circle Be Unbroken

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For additional information:
Kevin Weeks, Oregon OSHA
(503) 947-7428