News and Resources

July 17, 2023

Mental Health is Key to Worker Safety

Safety and health is a top priority for the OPCMIA International Training Fund (ITF). While we have historically focused on physical health—preventing injuries, illnesses and accidents in deeply demanding crafts that involve hard physical labor, heavy equipment and challenging working conditions—it’s now apparent that mental health is every bit as important.
November 30, 2022

OPCMIA Locals Participated in National Apprenticeship Week

OPCMIA Local Unions and their Apprenticeship Programs were active participants in National Apprenticeship Week, a nationwide celebration showcasing the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeships for training the next generation of plasterers and cement masons to be the most skilled, trained, professional workforce in history, held November 14-20, 2022.