Lodge 555 was chartered on October 6, 1954 and has the largest geographical area in the whole Boilermaker Organization. The jurisdictional area covers Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario! Lodge 555 members work in Construction and Maintenance of: Pulp Mills, Power Generation Plants, Petrol-Chemical Plants, Hydro-Dams, Mines and in fabrication shops. Members of this Lodge hold various Qualifications such as: Boilermaker Red Seal, Welding Red Seal, Steel Fabrication Red Seal and numerous Welding Qualifications. Lodge 555 offers apprenticeships in Boilermaking and Welding leading up to Red Seal Certification.
Local 555 indentures successful applicants into one of two apprenticeships, Boilermaker or Welder. Upon completion of an apprenticeship the apprentice will have the opportunity to write the Interprovincial Red Seal in the chosen trade to become a Red Seal Journeyperson.
Anyone looking for information to provide to their physician explaining the health risks in the work environment, please click on the link below for a brief four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.