Archive for May, 2020

Local 24 Members Perform Metal Work on Battelle Decontamination Units

The members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 are playing an imperative role in keeping doctors, nurses, first responders and others safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Members working for signatory contractor Wolf Metals have helped build decontamination units used to clean N95 masks. They performed all the metal work on these units. Continue reading →

Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 Members Made PPE Pieces for First Responders

Posted by / May 4, 2020 / Categories: Community / 0 Comments
Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 COVID-19 Nose Piece

A few of the many SMW Local 24 members who helped make metal nose pieces.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 came to the aid of first responders by donating PPE pieces.

Members of the Local, working for signatory contractors, made and donated metal nose pieces to be used in face masks.

This community-minded work is part of a union-wide effort, as members took time from their normal work to make the tiny, but critical pieces.

The metal is cut flat into a small strip and used as a nose bridge in the mask for extra protection and comfort. Continue reading →