Amanda Peat

Photo of Amanda  Peat , 14
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Amanda Peat - 14

Welland, ON - Transportation
Amanda was an aspiring actress who was full of life. Family and friends were always smiling when in her glowing presence. The opposition of baseball and life challenges was faced with no fear. On November 1, 2000, an untrained, unsupervised ride in an industrial vehicle took Amanda’s life. She left behind a younger sister, brother, two step-brothers and sister and parents who greatly miss her.
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In Canada, workplace fatalities claim roughly 1,000 lives every year. Thousands more suffer from serious injuries and illnesses. And every one of those deaths, injuries and illnesses has a devastating effect on family members, friends and co-workers. Through the LifeQuilt, families honoured 100 young workers killed in Canadian workplaces, as well as injured workers, by telling their stories. The following is a list of all young workers represented on the Quilt: