Trades

  • New Jersey Roofers Pull Co-Worker From Vat Of Acid

    New Jersey Roofers Pull Co-Worker From Vat Of Acid

    It's hard to know how far any of us would go to save a colleague's life, but it appears that four New Jersey roofers were willing to risk theirs after a co-worker fell through a factory roof and plunged into a vat of acid 40 feet below. The workers rescued Martin Davis (pictured at left), a 44-year-old iron... Continue Reading

  • America's Youth Reconsiders Skilled Trades

    America's Youth Reconsiders Skilled Trades

    Despite the nation's current weak job market, the demand for workers qualified to perform many skilled labor jobs continues to grow, leading to forecasts of severe shortages in some fields as more and more baby boomers retire. A recent poll of 40,000 employers worldwide by Manpower Inc. showed that employers... Continue Reading