Posts Tagged: Safety

LIUNA helps small business recover after traumatic highway accident

When a typical workday for a small business turns from normal to tragic, having the right support system both emotionally and financially can bring peace of mind. Here’s how PG Cutting Services survived a horrifying accident in January with support from the Laborers’ International Union of North America. A crew of seven were busy cutting… Read more »

Site Safety and Health Program

Site Safety and Health Program New Online Program for LIUNA Signatory Contractors The Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) provides a variety of services to help LIUNA signatory contractors stay productive while keeping LIUNA members and their families safe. One of these services is reviewing and creating injury and illness prevention programs… Read more »

Skilled Plaster Tenders Are a Benefit to Southern California’s Construction Workforce

Skilled Plaster Tenders Are a Benefit to Southern California’s Construction Workforce Plaster Tender Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status June 09, 2015 09:00 AM POMONA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California’s construction industry has been improved thanks to the Southern California Plaster Tenders Joint Apprenticeship Committee. At a graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 7th, 25 men earned their journeyman credentials… Read more »

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers Training Center Graduates 278 Journeymen

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers Training Center Graduates 278 Journeymen Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status March 10, 2015 08:00 AM SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern California’s construction industry has been strengthened, thanks to the Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers Training and Retraining Trust Fund for Northern California (Terence J. O’Sullivan Training Center). In 2014, 278… Read more »

355 Skilled Construction Laborers Added to Southern California’s Workforce

355 Skilled Construction Laborers Added to Southern California’s Workforce Construction Craft Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status January 13, 2015 AZUSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California’s construction industry has been upgraded, thanks to the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California (The Laborers’ School). On Saturday, January 10th, 355 men and women earned their Journeyperson credentials after… Read more »

Beat the Heat in Summer Construction

Beat the Heat in Summer Construction By the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America Summer is coming and with it, energy-sapping heat. For construction laborers and others who work outdoors, or who, regardless of the time of year, work in heat-producing environments, heat is not only uncomfortable, but also dangerous. Heat sickens thousands of… Read more »

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers Training Center Graduates 191 Journeymen

The Terence J. O’Sullivan Laborers Training Center Graduates 191 Journeymen Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status March 31, 2014  San Ramon, CA: Northern California’s construction industry has been strengthened, thanks to the Laborer Apprenticeship Program of the Laborers Training and Retraining Trust Fund for Northern California (Terence J. O’Sullivan Training Center).  In 2013, 191 men and… Read more »

THE LABORERS’ SCHOOL ADDS 294 SKILLED JOURNEYPEOPLE TO WORKFORCE

The Laborers’ School Adds 294 Skilled Journeypeople To Workforce Construction Craft Laborer Apprentices Earn Journeyperson Status  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2014 Contact: Chad Wright, (855) 532-3879   Azusa, CA: Southern California’s construction workforce is a little stronger, thanks to the Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship program of the Laborers’ Training and Retraining Trust of Southern California… Read more »