News

IWEA is involved in the local community as well as on a regional and national level. The NEWS section is updated on a regular basis. Our goal is to keep viewers aware of our activities, to highlight current events that reflect the organization and keep our membership informed.

 

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October 15, 2018

Per OSHA, Hidden Hazards are lurking, don't let injuries and illnesses haunt you workplace!  Refer to the OSHA News and Safety Releases for infor…

September 26, 2018

Norcross, McKinley Introduce Bill to Expand Pre-Apprenticeship Programs   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-…

September 19, 2018

The BUILD Conference October 3, 2018 Harrisburg Hilton, Harrisburg, PA IWEA will present with PA Turnpike Commission on Infrastructure and the role…

September 13, 2018

We were recently notified of 6 RECALLS via our OSHA Alliance.  Please take note of these recalls in the Warnings, Recalls, Alerts Section of the…

September 7, 2018

Antonio Brown's Custom Treehouse featured on Animal Planets series, "Treehouse Masters", episode airs TONIGHT - Friday September 7, 2018 @ 8:00 PM -- …

August 30, 2018

ATTN: IWEA Members & Signatory Contractors   ***Collectively Bargained Agreement (June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2021) - Complete & avaialble f…

August 10, 2018

“Western Pennsylvania has more ironworker jobs open than there are skilled workers to fill them,” said Governor Wolf. “I am investin…

August 2, 2018

REGISTER ONLINE 2018 Crane Operator Qualification Course September 18, 2018 OSHA issued a proposed rule in May of 2018 to finalize changes to its c…

July 26, 2018

Studies document that it is in an employer’s best interest to identify opioid abuse and to support confidential access to treatment. Employer sp…

July 25, 2018

Substance Abuse Testing programs are an important part of a commitment to safety in the workplace. For IWEA Member Contractors and our labor partners…

July 24, 2018

National Safety Council has put tremendous resources behind their efforts to educate and provide resources to support their mission: The National Saf…

July 24, 2018

Opioid Addiction that impacts the workplace often starts with legitimate medical prescription. Doctors prescribe opioid medication to treat pain and s…

July 23, 2018

The Construction Industry Opioid Awareness Week 2018 kicked off this morning with a Press Conference lead by Representative Jason Ortitay (R-Washingto…

June 19, 2018

PA House Resolution 981 designates the last full week of July as “Construction Opioid Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania. This resolution sta…

June 1, 2018

IWEA Member A.C. Dellovade, Inc. is highlighted in the recent May/June 2018 issue of Breaking Ground. This is a terrifc spotlight piece on the history…

May 1, 2018

IWEA Member Century Steel Erectors & Iron Workers Local Union No. 3 were highlighted in the recent magazine for the $3.8 million expansion of the …

April 13, 2018

Updates & Changes @ Local 3 Western PA & the surrounding region have seen a recent shift in leadership as Bill Dean, former District Council …

March 14, 2018

Letters have gone out  to Industry Advancement Contributors announcing that applications for this year's Scholarship Award are now available. &nb…

March 2, 2018

Pittsburgh Business Times article and photo slide show on the expansion project for the Iron Workers Local Union No. 3 Training Center Work is being …

February 1, 2018

Memorandum To: All Local Unions and Contractors Re: Request for Project Safety Achievement Articles for Ironworker Magazine From: St…

July 13, 2017

Congratulations to Carly M. Engleka,  our Scholarship Winner for 2017! Carly attended Somerset Senior High School and will attend the University…

July 13, 2017

Please refer to the OSHA News area of our website (under Safety heading), that provides a link to the News Release that explains the delay.  This…

June 8, 2017

Guardian has issued a Stop Use and Inspect Notification regarding specific SRLs. Please read their document and inspect your equipment to ensure it is…

March 13, 2017

The Thomas C. Dugan Memorial Scholarship Award is being offered for 2017 High School graduates. Applicants are limited to the Sons or Daughters of ac…

March 9, 2017

Genie has determined the control system on the GS-3232, GS-4047 and X-14 Scissor Lifts can malfunction.  Please refer to the OSHA Safety Release …

April 14, 2016

In the event you want to revisit one of our newsletters with active links and video's, they can be accessed by clicking the links below.  We will…

January 15, 2016

U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who…