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Serving the Membership Since 1865

BAC Local 5 represents craftworkers in the trowel trades across 33 counties of Pennsylvania including Bricklayers, Stone and Marble Masons, Cement and Refractory Masons, Plasters, Tile Setters, Terrazzo and Mosaic workers Pre-Cast installers and Pointers/Cleaner/Caulkers.

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Upcoming Events

04 Aug

BAC Local 5 Family Day at Knoebels Amusement Park

All Day

Come join BAC Local 5 and your Brothers and Sisters for a day at the park. Lunch and ride tickets will be availlable in pavilion M.

17 Aug

Semi Annual Meeting

10:00AM - 12:00PM

The BAC Local 5 Semi-Annual Meeting. Lunch will be provided.

02 Sep

Nazareth Chapter Meeting

5:00PM - 6:00PM

The Nazareth monthly chapter meeting.

03 Sep

Harrisburg Chapter Meeting

5:00PM - 6:00PM

The Harrisburg Chapter Meeting.

04 Sep

Williamsport/State College Chapter Meeting

5:00PM - 6:00PM

The Williamsport/State College Monthly Chapter Meeting

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July: BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month is a time to raise awareness around the unique mental health concerns and needs of diverse racial and ethnic populations. 

Disadvantaged and underrepresented individuals and communities may experience unique hardships that can worsen mental health, which can be further complicated by barriers that may limit their access to mental health help when needed. 

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Stay Safe In The Heat

BAC members across the country regularly work in conditions outdoors in direct sunlight or in enclosed spaces that are not climate-controlled. This leads construction workers to suffer from heat-related illnesses and, in severe cases, death.

Before working in extreme heat, review the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) checklists: Overall Heat-Illness Prevention Program Checklist for Construction and Daily Heat-Illness Prevention Checklist for Construction

OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention campaign educates employers and workers on heat hazards and provides resources to keep workers safe. 

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OSHA Proposes Revision to Personal Protective Equipment Standard in Construction

Properly-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential in the construction industry. Too often, ill-fitting PPE does not provide workers with adequate protection, and may increase the risk for illness, injury, and death.

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BAC Supports the Reintroduction of the Rebuilding America’s Schools Act

[Washington, D.C.] – The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) applauds Representatives Robert C.