Resources

Our Resources page includes key information for Local 118 members, information about apprenticeship training and assistance, links to labour and industry organizations, and more.

Insulators 118 Members (Internal)

Union Bylaws
Professional Code of Conduct
Collective Agreement
Benefits Booklet download
Health benefits information — D. A. Townley

Health and Safety

Hearing testing — Mobile hearing test provider
WCB Hearing Test
First aid training — St. John’s Ambulance
Skill Plan — Provides upgrading of literacy and numeracy skills to unionized BC construction workers.
WorkSafeBC — Health and safety information of importance to mechanical insulators
Construction Safety Training System
H2S Alive Course (Hydrogen Sulphide)
WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)

Apprentices

BCIT Training Program
BCIT Heat and Frost Insulator Apprentice Training Schedule
Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Program
Revenue Canada Training Tax Credit
Apprenticeship Completion Grant
Financial Assistance for Apprenticeships – Industry Training Authority
Guide to BC and Federal Tax Credits and Grants for Apprentices and Employers.

Labour/industry organizations

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers
British Columbia Insulator Contractors Association
Bargaining Council of BC Building Trades Union
Canadian Building Trades Department
National Insulation Association
Thermal Insulation Association of Canada

Asbestos Help and Information

The Canadian Society For Asbestos Victims
Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund
Mesothelioma Center

Industry Partners

Ontario Insulators (Local 95)
Oregon Insulators (Local 36)

Contractor Training

Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership Contractor Training