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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 Worker Local 24 Urges Members to Follow Good Hygiene Protocols

Posted by / March 16, 2020 / Categories: News / Tags: , , / 0 Comments

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the officers of Sheet Metal Workers Local 24 urge all members to follow good hygiene protocols as recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help limit exposure and spread of the disease.

The virus, officially named SARS-CoV-2, causes COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019. It comes from the large family of coronaviruses, which may cause illness in animals or humans.

In humans, coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections. Symptoms of the virus, which may appear anywhere from two to 14 days after exposure, may include fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Anyone who displays these symptoms is strongly encouraged to stay home and alert their medical provider. Continue reading →