Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) hosted an Arizona Workers’ Memorial Day event at Wesley Bolin Memorial Marker on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. This event was created to honor Arizona workers who have been injured or lost their life while on the job. ADOSH and more than 17 other organizations came together to collectively honor and have a moment of silence.
Joseph M. Hennelly, commissioner for the Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) read a resolution for the event and led the moment of silence. Other speakers included Bill Warren, director for ADOSH and Jessie Atencio, assistant director for ADOSH.
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) operates under an approved plan with the U.S. Department of Labor to retain jurisdiction over occupational safety and health issues within Arizona, excluding mining operations, Indian Reservations, and federal employees. This jurisdiction encompasses approximately 2.1 million employees and 130,000 public and private establishments. For more information on ADOSH, Consultation Partnership Programs and the Industrial Commission of Arizona, please visit http://www.ica.state.az.us/ or call (602) 542-5795.