IAM CREST Receives $75K Grant for Lobstermen Safety Training

Under the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, the Department of Labor has awarded the IAM Corporation for Re-Employment and Safety Training (IAM CREST) a $75,000 OSHA safety training grant for Maine lobstermen. “Creating a safer environment in the lobster industry is a goal we all share,” said IAM Eastern Territory General Vice President Jimmy Conigliaro … Read more IAM CREST Receives $75K Grant for Lobstermen Safety Training

Make Your Voice Heard in the IAM Workplace Violence Survey

You still have time to make your voice heard in IAM CREST’s second annual workplace violence survey. The survey is available in English, French, and Spanish. The survey will close on March 31, 2019. Results will be published in April 2019. The survey will help IAM CREST work toward solutions to improve workplace safety. The … Read more Make Your Voice Heard in the IAM Workplace Violence Survey

IAM CREST’s New Jersey Apprenticeship Program Secures $230K Grant

IAM CREST’s Youth Transition to Work Program received another year of grant funding starting September 1, 2018. The nearly $230,000 grant is from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  Since October 2009, IAM CREST and District 15 have worked together on the program, which is designed to help students make a successful transition … Read more IAM CREST’s New Jersey Apprenticeship Program Secures $230K Grant

IAM Workplace Violence Survey Results Released

Workplace violence is a problem, no matter where you work. The IAM Health and Safety Department recently conducted a workplace violence survey. The survey identified trends that our members face on the job. Workplace violence may result in physical injury and can lead to medical treatment, missed work, stress and/or decreased productivity. Over 70 percent … Read more IAM Workplace Violence Survey Results Released

IAM CREST Working with New Jersey Youth

High School Seniors from various New Jersey schools attended a work site visit to learn more about entering a Diesel Mechanic or Automotive Mechanic Apprenticeship as part of the IAM CREST Youth Transition to Work Program (YTTW). This year 19 students visited three IAM represented locations to see first-hand at what potential careers in the … Read more IAM CREST Working with New Jersey Youth

Participate in IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey in French or English

Workplace violence is an assault or other violent act that entails a substantial risk of physical or emotional harm. In an effort to identify patterns of violence and preventative solutions for incorporation into a standard for prevention, we have developed a Workplace Violence Survey, which can be completed in either English or French. Individuals have until March 1, … Read more Participate in IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey in French or English

New Jersey Grants IAM CREST $170K

IAM CREST’s Youth Transition to Work Program received another year of grant funding starting September 1, 2017.  The $170,000 grant is from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  Since October 2009 IAM CREST and District 15 have worked together on the program, which is designed to help students make a successful transition … Read more New Jersey Grants IAM CREST $170K

IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey Assessment

Workplace violence is an assault or other violent act that entails a substantial risk of physical or emotional harm. In an effort to identify patterns of violence and preventative solutions for incorporation into a prevention standard, we have developed a Workplace Violence Survey. Workplace violence may result in physical injury and can lead to medical … Read more IAM CREST Workplace Violence Survey Assessment

IAM CREST Promotes Apprenticeships at American Indian Expo

IAM CREST reached out to members of the Baltimore, MD American Indian community last week to provide information on the benefits of apprenticeships at the Baltimore American Indian Center’s (BAIC) S.T.E.A.M. Expo held by the Patriots Technology Training Center. IAM CREST Outreach Coordinator Arnett Powell and Project Coordinator Michael Oathout talked with visitors—young and old—about … Read more IAM CREST Promotes Apprenticeships at American Indian Expo