Friday, November 10, 2006

November 10: Today in Workplace Safety History

I've been doing some research about major workplace safety disasters over the past century. These are events that we should remember in order to rededicate ourselves to making this country's workplaces safe.

To start:

November 10, 1975: The 729-foot freighter Edmund Fitzgerald and its 29 mariners were lost in a storm on Lake Superior. I wrote more about this last year here.