STANDARD FOR EXCELLENCE
The UA Standard for Excellence is our pledge to maintain the highest standards of excellence in all that we do. It ensures that we deliver the very best value by maintaining world-class training programs, working safely, maximizing productivity, improving workplace attitudes, and all of the other elements that set us apart from the rest.
These are not just words on paper; these are principles we believe in. The UA Standard for Excellence represents a labor-management commitment to uphold the highest industry standards in the workplace, with the ultimate goal of ensuring complete customer satisfaction. The program is designed to promote UA members’ world-class skills and safe, efficient work practices on the jobs performed by our signatory contractors and their customers.
To read the UA Standard for Excellence in its entirety, click here.
STANDARD FOR SAFETY
The United Association’s Standard for Safety is part of our ongoing commitment to protecting the health and safety of our members and represents a joint labor-management program to promote safe jobsites. We vigorously promote the widespread, formal implementation of this standard in order to create a workplace culture that puts safety at the forefront at all times.
To read the entire UA Standard for Safety, click here.
Skills, quality, craftsmanship, safety and productivity make the UA a leader in the construction and service industries critical to a secure, modern, healthy world. This is why those who know the industry insist on using UA craft personnel. The evidence is there when you know where to look.
The Most Reliable Craft Labor Supply Source: Without question, every UA Local Union provides the most secure, reliable source of craft labor available in any market.
- Your Goals, Our Goals
- UA Standard for Excellence
- UA Standard for Safety
- National Substance Abuse Testing and Treatment Program
- Instructor Training Program
Essential Service in Vital Industries: The work of the UA is essential to our quality of life and to building a high-tech economy that is the envy of the world
- UA Training Department
- Service and Maintenance
- Backflow Prevention
- High-Purity Piping
- Medical Gas
- General President Hite’s Position on Pipeline Upgrades
Mastering Emerging Markets & New Technology:
Helping Project Owners Win on All Fronts: The UA helps owners meet the most critical craft labor demand, including special project staffing requirements and unique/site-specific training. We also provide major assistance to owners on critical government affairs issues, from town halls to state capitals to the White House.
Community Partners/Community Champions: UA Local Unions provide some of the best jobs, training and benefits in the community, along with being very active in charity efforts and other community initiatives.