We are coming up on the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that was the starting point for reform of safety in the workplace. The A.S.S.E. organization is 100 years old this year as…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Louer Jan 15, 2011.
275 girls started to collect their belongings as they were leaving work at 4:45 PM on Saturday. Within twenty minutes some of girls' charred bodies were lined up along the East Side of Greene Street. Those girls who flung themselves from the ninth floor were merely covered with tarpaulins where they hit the concrete. The Bellevue morgue was overrun with bodies and a makeshift morgue was set up on the adjoining pier on the East River. Hundred's of parents and family members came to…Continue
Posted on January 7, 2011 at 5:58pm