The mechanical trades encompass some of the most physically demanding jobs there are.  Plumbers and HVAC journeymen have to deal with very heavy materials and powerful equipment daily. Way back, when cast iron and steel were the norm, they used to say that “there is no light plumbing (or HVAC) work.” Add in power tools, torches, welders, lifts or other sundry equipment and you have a recipe for serious injury at just about any time. As you all know, our trades can be very ...

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