Michael Eugene Daniska

Photo of Michael Eugene Daniska , 22
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Michael Eugene Daniska - 22

Airforce Island, NU - Other
Michael died on August 9, 2001 when the helicopter in which he was riding crashed and burned while approaching a landing site to pick up a worker and some mineral samples. He was a University of Victoria student studying geology. Michael loved mountain biking, hiking, swimming, fishing and snowboarding.
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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: