IW Safety and Health Executive Director talks Safety Stand Down

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers Executive Director of Safety and Health Steve Rank discussed safety issues faced by ironworkers, national Safety Stand Down week and more on the Sept. 17 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Dr. Ricordi discusses ongoing stem cell research

Dr. Camillo Ricordi of the Diabetes Research Institute talked about stem cell research in curing diabetes as well as potentially curing COVID-19 and protecting yourself from other epidemics on the Sept. 10 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Retired IUPAT contractor discusses mental health in construction

Retired International Union of Painters and Allied Trades signatory contractor Bob Swanson returned to America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Sept. 9 to highlight mental health in the construction industry. Continue reading

IBEW Local 38 President discusses a fresh water turbine project

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 38 President Mike Muzic gave an update on what Local 38 did with regards to member protection during the pandemic, how the apprenticeship program has been affected, upcoming projects in northeast Ohio and more on the Sept. 8 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Dr. Anton Bizzell highlights mental health issues in construction

Dr. Anton Bizzell of the Bizzell Group is a family physician and CEO of the Bizzell Group spoke about how businesses are affected by the opioid crisis, how construction workers are disproportionately affected and more on the Sept. 2 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Sheet Metal professional talks suicide prevention

Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust Administrator Randy Krocka discussed the organization, mental health and substance abuse suicide prevention and more on the Sept. 2 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

IW safety official on adapting to new safety standards

As a District Representative for the Safety and Health Department at the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers Wayne Creasap has been busy during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discussed the issues faced and progress made by the Ironworkers on the Aug. 31 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading