Pipe Trades Newsroom

COVID-19 Safety Protocol For Pipe Trades Pros

The Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association through their career hub, pipetradecareers.com has put out a COVID-19 Safety Protocol to provide resources to keep Wisconsin’s pros safe and healthy. Check it out for the latest info on Drain and Sewer work, Venting and Exhaust work and how to keep tools free from COVID-19. Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV features a Sprinkler Fitter Career Overview.

Water Safety Guidelines For Reopening Buildings

As more buildings and businesses reopen, owners and managers need to take precautions to insure water safety for employees and customers. Stagnant water in pipes can cause elevated lead and copper levels and is a fertile breeding ground for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ Disease. Building and business owners looking for detailed web information should …

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Reopening Plumbing Systems In Buildings

In today’s video, host Stuart Keith meets with the plumbing professionals who keep the water in our homes, schools and businesses healthy. We’ll find out about the steps necessary to safely reopen plumbing systems in buildings that have been closed or underused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Business or building owners looking for more detailed online information …

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Pipe Trades Pros Are Playing It Safe

In this time of isolation and emphasis on personal safety, Wisconsin Pipe Trades professionals are taking appropriate precautions to keep themselves and others safe. Through their career hub, they have a COVID-19 Health and Safety Portal and they’ve also reached out to non-union pros by postcard to share the helpful information. Good to know that our plumbers, steamfitters, welders, sprinkler …

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Wisconsin’s Pipe Fitting Champ!

Wisconsin’s Pipe Fitting Champion Justin Lindberg from Steamfitters Local 601 talks about the competition at the 2019 Wisconsin Pipe Trades Apprentice Contest on Building Wisconsin TV. Justin went on to win the 2019 Regional and International UA Apprenticeship Contest in the Steamfitter category.

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Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our colleagues in the pipe trades. Visit our Covid-19 page for UA Guidelines during this pandemic.