Plumbing and heating contracting company Berg Inc. of Shreveport, La., has worked more than two million hours without a lost-time accident. Its last lost-time accident was July 2000. Berg has a full-time safety director, and discusses safety at the beginning of every meeting. The company has additional offices in New Orleans and Lafayette, La., and operates more than 90 service vehicles statewide.
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For plumbers in Flint, Mich., “it’s been a heck of a year,” said Harold T. Harrington, a master plumber and pipefitter working as the business manager for Flint’s United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 370. Read more stories in 2017 March Issue.