structural iron

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Noun1.structural iron - iron that has been cast or worked in structural shapes
atomic number 26, Fe, iron - a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
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The event in Melville honored recent graduates, who participated in participated in union apprenticeship programs with Laborers Local 66; Local 5, Boilermakers; Local 25, IBEW; Local 28, Sheet Metal Workers; Locals 30 and 138, IUOE; Local 200, Plumbers; Locals 361 and 40, Structural Iron Workers; Local 580, Ornamental Iron Workers; Local 638, Steamfitters; Local 1049, IBEW; DC 9, IUPAT; International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers; Nassau BOCES; and Opportunities Long Island.
Some of the structural iron was made into a 'rack' with welded wires, and a thin heat-resistant wire fabric was placed on the rack.
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Forbes business magazine lists "structural iron and steel workers" at number five in the list of top 10 deadliest jobs.
With a fatal injury rate of 27.1 per 100,000 workers in 2012, the category of refuse and recyclable material collectors ranked just behind structural iron and steel workers and just ahead of electrical power line installers and repairs, the federal government said.

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