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The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union calls on workers everywhere to speak out on health and safety issues to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day.
CFMEU members work in some of the most dangerous industries in Australia, where a worker is seriously injured or killed every 6 minutes.
CFMEU National Secretary Michael O’Connor said the union had a long and proud history of fighting for workers’ occupational health and safety.
Thursday April 28th is International Workers' Memorial Day when we remember the dead and fight for the living.
Every 6 minutes a worker in one of our industries is either killed or seriously injured. Under the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) this was even more frequent.
With Queensland Parliament resuming this week, protesters will converge on the capital to call on the government to do more to support jobs and tackle Black Lung disease, which is having a major impact in the regional and rural communities.
CFMEU Mining and Energy Division Queensland District President Steve Smyth said coalmine workers would be joined by community members, family, and other allied workers to demand the government take the threat of Black Lung disease seriously.
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