What's New at MO-KAN LECET
In a 2016 report, the CDC found that construction has the second highest rate of suicide for any industry. Factors that contribute to high rates of suicide in construction include: Male dominated industry; Higher rates of drug and alcohol abuse, including prescription opioid use; Shift work or non-traditional hours, leading to sleep disruption; Time away from families.
Relationship and financial stress; Chronic pain from hard, physical labor; Access to lethal means; Mental health concerns that go unchecked, often due to stigma or a tough guy/girl culture. Read more about how to change the conversation here.
Apprentices Graduate – Work Immediately Follows Party
On Friday, April 12 the WMKLDC Laborers Apprenticeship Graduation occurred at a banquet hall at Argosy Casino. But the celebration was bigger than the room. This year 36 of the 41 graduates attended and were very excited to complete the training and get to work. The list of graduates and their companies:
Daniel Arzola J.E. Dunn Construction John Aviles, Jr. J M Fahey Construction Robert Bollinger J.E. Dunn Construction Shawn Brown Wolf Construction Damien Bucher J.W. McGlade Masonary Michael Burris J.D. Bishop Construction Rafiel Carney Haines & Associaties Randy Cline Foley Company Kyle Cofer O'Donnell & Sons Justin Coleman J.E. Dunn Construction Mario Cordier KC Scaffold Shawn Crsusha J.E. Dunn Construction Travis Curtis J.E. Dunn Construction Amy DeMaranville Brandenburg Industrial Donald Dolan David E. Ross Construction Colton Foreman J.E. Dunn Construction Joshua Graham Holthouse Construction Donald Harris Wolf Construction Denver Holmes Pyramid Contractors, Inc. Caleb Howard Kissick Construction Dylan Johansen McAnany Construction William Johnigan,III Miles Excavating Jacob Kirl Blue Nile Contractors Matt Korte Amino Bros. Caitlin Kuster-Neugent Rodriguez Mechanical Adam Lenox O'Donell & Sons Jesus Martinez-Alvarez AT Abatement Napoleon Mascote Miles Excavating Jerry Nixon Kissick Construction Damon Officer Universal Construction Amanda Paris Leath & Sons Terry Pearce Brand Energy Ryan Reichard Clarkson Construction Erik Rodriguez Amino Bros. Kenny Sallaz J.E. Dunn Construction George Stark, Jr. S.D.S Builders, Inc. Timothy Sullins AT Abatement Kenneth Tubbs Terra Firm Cody Underwood CECO Concrete Christopher Yazel Comanche Construction Matt Zabor Foley Company