Tag Archives: Iron Workers

A Top Ten Ranking No One Wants, But Iron Workers Hold

Safety is the most important aspect of any construction job. That’s because jobsite workers are exposed to more dangerous situations than most occupations due to the nature of the work. However, fatal occupational injuries still occur. One construction job was … Continue reading

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IMPACT Town Hall Covers ANSI Proposal, COVID-19 Questions

During the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) virtual town hall forum titled, “Returning to Work: COVID-19 Issues and Answers,” guest speaker John Johnson, vice president and director of environmental safety, health and security at Black and Veatch, discussed … Continue reading

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IMPACT Town Hall Answers COVID-19 Questions

To address questions about working on jobsites amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) hosted a virtual town hall forum titled, “Returning to Work: COVID-19 Issues and Answers.” Steve Rank, executive director of safety and … Continue reading

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Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Healthy on the Jobsite

With construction considered essential in many states during the COVID-19 pandemic, jobsites are grappling with how to protect workers from the virus while maintaining a safe work environment. To address questions about COVID-19 and government recommendations among its membership, the … Continue reading

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Industry Unions Speak Out About DOL Proposed Rule Targeting Apprenticeships

An executive order by the Trump Administration that created a task force on apprenticeship expansion has led to a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) creating industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP). The military and construction industries would be … Continue reading

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