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What's New at IUEC 18
Services for Frank Barrile
Brothers and Sisters, under the Important Updates section is the information for memorial services to honor our fallen brother, Frank Barrile.
Dues Restructuring
Brothers and Sisters, on Wednesday, November 12, the ballots for the dues restucturing were tallied, and the change was approved.
Frank Barrile Donation Page
Brothers and Sisters, Please see link below if you are interested in donating. This campaign is raising money for "Frank Barrile Memorial Fund" Click Here
2014 Proposed Dues Restructuring

The 2014 video presentation given by IUEC Local 18 Business Manager, Tony Gazzaniga, about the proposed dues restructuring has been posted in the IMPORTANT UPDATES area of the website. Please take the time to watch the video, and let other members know that the video is on the site.

You must have a login to the Local 18 website to view the video. If you currently are not registered with the site, you can do so here. Your login will be queued for approval after it is submitted.

SEC 3-Wire Pendant Station

Brothers & Sisters,

If you have any escalators or moving walks being installed by Schindler let me know ASAP. Schindler is stating that the new escalators and moving walks that are being installed are not shipped with 3 wire pendant stations in spite of finding them on two different jobs being installed.

You may recall that in 2005 The IUEC lost Brother Glenn Martin, Local 41, to an on the job fatality that occurred due to the use of a three wire pendant station while installing an elevator. He was crushed when the three wire pendant cord was pinched and shorted the wires together making the stop switch inoperable.

If you are able, please take pictures of the pendants, note job location and employer and get the info back to me.

Attached are pictures of a Schindler three wire pendant station that was shipped to a job in Albany NY. I’ve asked Eric Buschick, Area Operations Manager with Schindler, to look into this serious safety hazard and get back to me. I was on the job and personally witnessed the material box being opened and then the pendant station box was opened.

The pictures are of the pendant station shipped to the job with all of the other material. As you can see, there are only three wires to the pendant. Up, down and common and only a three wire pin connector on the opposite end.

 

Michael Langer

IUEC Reg. Dir.


Download: 3-wire pendant.jpg
Nominations for Gold Card

The Following members name shall appear before the next regular meeting for consideration for their Gold Cards: Michael F. Serra #81260 and Joe M. Zolotoff #86866.

Passing

Brothers and Sisters,

Local 18 regrets to inform you of the passing of Honorary Member  Alan Pyne.


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