PO Box 206
Hustonville, KY, 40437
USMWF is a national support group made up of empathetic families who have been there and understand the emotions and questions you may have regarding the loss of your family member. We know and understand the devastation which takes place in the mind, body and soul and we strive to help you and others from having to go through both the grieving process and investigative process alone.
It is important that you know you are not alone.
*Please visit our Family Welcome Page.
April 28, 2020- Workers' Memorial Day;
Summer of 2020- USMWF Beat the Heat Campaign;
Please email us your safety event or conference at a firstname.lastname@example.org
CLICK HERE for more upcoming conference calls and events.
With the support and funding of AgHealth Central States, Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) and the Public Welfare Foundation, USMWF has been able to gain awareness to work related incidents and created a presentation regarding Grain Safety. This grain presentation highlights agriculture incidents that forever impacted families across the U.S. due to agriculture incidents. We invite you to review and share this educational tool.
The "Faces Campaign" was launched January 1, 2009 and is intended to give
workplace fatalities a face, gain awareness and educate workers, employees,
organizations and our government.
For details on how to add your loved one visit here.
It took the hard work and dedication of all the men and women that we have lost to make Nebraska what it is today and what it will become in our future. Our fallen workers will forever have a footprint and be remembered in our great state of Nebraska with this memorial. After 10 long years we have found a future home for Nebraska's Workers' Memorial Monument.
Please be advised we are in the preliminary stages of creating this amazing monument and site and changes to the overall surrounding landscaping and design is being considered per a special thank you to IBEW Local 265 for honoring and remembering our fallen workers on their property.
Artist: Benjamin Victor
Please consider donating
to honor, remember and recognize our fallen Nebraska workers by
Thank you for your support.
(Photograph by: David Y. Lee)
With the sponsorships of many USMWF each year invites
a group of family member victims to join us in Washington, DC to share
their loved one's incident with their Representatives and many other
important entities gaining attention to current issues and concerns in
The average cost per family member is approximately $1,200.00. We have added several sponsorship options, every little bit helps the families fight the good fight, gaining awareness to workplace safety and turning something so negative into something positive.
You can show your support by either a one time donation or year round with very little effort?
Every donation means so much.
USMWF and Families In The News
"USMWF seeks to help families grieving with loss or injury from incidents at the workplace" - 5NEWS WEB STAFF on January 21, 2020
"Why do so many US workers fall to their deaths?" - By The Gaurdian on January 20, 2020
urged at meeting to resume policy of naming victims’ names"- Industrial
Safety & Hygiene News • June 27, 2019
"Safety Watchdog Stops Including Names Of Dead Workers In Its Investigative Reports"- By: Dave Jamieson • June 14, 2019
"Every Day, Missouri Farmers Face Hazardous Work Conditions and Potential Injury"- By: Seth Bodine & Dylan Sherman & Kacen Bayless • Jun 3, 2019
"A legislative bill aimed to help families who lose a loved one due to a work incident" - By Pierce Georlett on January 20, 2019
"A Critical Protection for Plant and Factory Workers Is Eroding" - By Jeff Johnson on January 17, 2018
USMWF is always looking for individuals and groups to help us gain awareness about workplace fatalities and injuries and offer support to family members across the United States. We have a wide range of activities such as speaking, writing letters, helping with events, hosting events and much more. We already have some Wonderful Volunteers.
USMWF SEARCHING FOR LIASION REPRESENTATIVES
USMWF is still looking for representatives in each state ready to make a difference and make workplaces safer for all as we truly could not reach our mission without the help and dedication from family members and friends such as yourself. For more information please contact Tonya Ford at email@example.com
H.R.1074 - To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims or their family members, and for other purposes.
As young children in preschool or even as a toddler we learn consequences. If a teacher does not do their best to keep the students in their class safe and learning parents and even state officials step in and change policies. Why is it as adults in a workplace our employers not made to keep their workers safe. They can be as simple as protective equipment or extensive training on regulations.