Health & Safety Committee Members:

Dan Watson

Andy Gruber

John Day

Garey Hanlon

Rodney Guimaraes



This Committee was established in January, 1991. It highlights the importance and concern that the members of UA Local 488 attach to the many ongoing health and safety concerns within our industry. The Committee's mandate can be generalized in the following manner:

  1. To gather and correlate issues of health and safety concern within our industry through member input and committee discussion.
  2. To highlight sufficient remedies within the Construction Industry to counter the health and safety risks to our members.
  3. To work towards specific legislated health and safety standards which will effect the construction industry into the future.

This Committee consists of six (6) members elected for a three year term in accordance with Article III, Clause 3.01 contained herein. It meets on a regular basis and it remains the Chairman's prerogative to plan emergency meetings in the event of specific problems with health and safety concerns which may adversely affect our membership.

Occupational Health Risks Brochure

The Edmonton Pipe Trades Educational Trust Fund (EPTETF) is committed to the Safety of employees, students, and members and is committed to improvement of health and safety performance.