Local D351 teamwork, calm heads and training save life

May 12, 2020 IBB

A crane operated by L-D351 Boilermaker Don Johnson reaches a heart attack victim. L-D351 Boilermakers were among those who acted quickly to save the victim’s life. 

THE URGENT CALL came over the Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry radio system for someone to dial 9-1-1. In the pilot house of a vessel that was being loaded at one of the docks, a man had collapsed and was unresponsive.  Boilermakers from Local D351 (Stoneport, Michigan), who work for Lafarge, immediately swung into action—the beginning of unsung heroic teamwork that would save a man’s life that day.

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