Steven Daoust

Photo of Steven  Daoust , 24
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Steven Daoust - 24

New Liskeard, ON - Transportation
Steve was working for a transport company maintaining trucks. On October 30, 1998, he was working under the trailer when the driver got into his truck and moved it. Steve was crushed under the wheels. Steve had been married for just over a year. He was active in sports and loved life. He was our only child and we miss him very much.
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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: