Juan Cervantes appointed to Local 1245
Health and Safety Committee
By Rich Lane
Keep the Clearance advisory committee member Juan Cervantes has been appointed to serve as a member of the IBEW Local 1245 Health and Safety Committee. Cervantes is a crew foreman for Tree’s Inc. and works out of Stockton.
Keep the Clearance is a peer-to-peer program created to improve safety awareness among the union’s line clearance tree trimmers. Cervantes has been involved in the Keep the Clearance safety initiative since its beginning in 2011 and traveled to many unit meetings recruiting safety stewards for Keep the Clearance.
The Health and Safety Committee meets monthly at the Local 1245 hall to discuss accidents, safety rules changes, and training for Local 1245 members. Cervantes joins Assistant Business Manager Ralph Armstrong and six other members from the line, gas and communications trade on this important committee. He will serve as the link to the Line Clearance Tree Trimmer trade.
If you have any questions, issues or information please contact Brother Cervantes at 209-570-6484. Thanks for volunteering Juan!