This podcast is for those building North America every day in the construction industry. Matt and Shella discuss a variety of topics and interview guests regarding trends in the construction and labor trades. The latest in protection, safety, training, and regulations. A presentation of Ohio Laborers' District Council.
Suicide Prevention Month
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Unfortunately, every year 45,000 Americans die by suicide, and the rate is higher in the construction industry than in any other occupation. In this episode, we speak with former Business Manager of Akron Local 894, Bill Orr. Bill's family has been affected by suicide, which he shares on DWTD.
Real Construction Stories - A Fresh Start
This episode follows the journey of Joan, a member out of Local 125 in Youngstown. Hear his experience of what the non-union sector was like prior to joining the Ohio Laborers' Union.
Shella hosts CEO of StrongArm Technologies, Sean Petterson. StrongArm Technologies was founded in 2013 on a seemingly simple mission: Deploy cutting-edge technology and data to protect the world's Industrial Athletes from preventable strain, injury and death. Listen as they discuss this and more on this episode of DWTD.
In-Demand Jobs Week with Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted
Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted joins host Vince Irvin to discuss In-Demand Jobs Week which is recognized May 2-6, 2022. Their discussion covers the significance of this week, some of the jobs needed the most right now, and what we can do to connect those looking and those hiring. Listen to the full episode here.
Real Construction Stories: Deck of Cards
In this episode, KJ arrives on a job site during a major wind storm over 550 feet in the air. Listen to his account in his own words.
Union Wild - Best songs about work
Join Randy and Tony for a special episode as they discuss the best songs about work.
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