Day of Mourning Bio
"When Jack Thomas thinks back to that day in 2015 when he lost his arm, what he remembers most are the warning signs
“There were so many things telling me I shouldn’t be at work that day,” he says. A case of bronchitis made him consider calling in sick; his boss encouraged him to stay home, but he’d only been there two months and didn’t want to let anyone down; another employee had offered to take his shift but he declined. “At the time, I didn’t listen to my gut instinct and I didn’t think about my right to refuse work if it didn’t feel right to me.”...