Employer Toolkit

Join us in our commitment to remember those workers who have suffered injury or death and in our resolve to create a culture of workplace safety in our province.

You can help commemorate the Day of Mourning by:

2021 Posters

You can download and print the new 2021 posters or send an email request and we'll send a small quantity for your workplace. Please include the following information:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Number of employees (this will help us determine how many to send)



View posters from past years here.

Digital screens

If you have digital screens in your workplace, you can download and add one of these graphics as an emotional reminder of the impact of workplace tragedies and the importance of workplace safety.

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On April 28, we observe the Day of Mourning, dedicated to those who have died or been injured at work. Visit dayofmourning.ns.ca to learn more.

Join us in paying tribute to those who have died or been injured at work - attend a Day of Mourning ceremony on April 28 or learn more at dayofmourning.ns.ca

Company announcement email template

Today we join employers throughout Canada and around the world in observing a Day of Mourning. This is a day to pause and remember those who have lost their lives or suffered an injury while trying to earn a living.

The Day of Mourning is an important reminder of the need to reduce the human devastation that results from unsafe workplaces.

Visit dayofmourning.ns.ca to find how you can honour those who have died or been injured at work.

Joint Statement on the 2021 Day of Mourning from:

Danny Cavanagh, President, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour
Stuart MacLean, Chief Executive Officer, WCB Nova Scotia
Hon. Lena Metlege Diab, Q.C., Minister of Labour and Advanced Education