It was late in the afternoon on a Friday in December, and as he was wrapping up work for the day, City of Lompoc Landfill Coordinator and IBEW 1245 member Vincent Reyes noticed a patron’s truck, which was parked right near the scales in the drop-off area, had been idle for quite some time. He… [Read More]
Cliff Johnson, 44, of Idaho was a contractor for Avista Utilities. He was working along the river at the Benton-Franklin County border when he fell on Tuesday.
It was a day not unlike any other. It was mid-November, and PG&E Electric Crew Foreman Greg Sisemore had gone out with his working resource coordinator to check out a special job they had coming up. After they’d gone over the particulars of the project and it came time for their lunch break, Sisemore’s coworker… [Read More]
Line crews at SMUD raised their buckets today to honor Donatus Okhomina, a former SMUD employee who lost his life over the weekend in a workplace accident at the City of Palo Alto (which is represented by SEIU). Our condolences go out to the Okhomina family. A GoFundMe has been set up to support the… [Read More]
City officials say Donatus Okhamina was injured while working on a transformer yesterday and later died.