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Edge Conference Roundtable Topics Announced
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:39:00 Z
The topics for the group roundtable discussions at The SMACNA Edge Conference have been announced.
New Horizons Foundations Updates Pandemics and Productivity Calculator
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 13:39:00 Z
The New Horizons Foundation has updated its Pandemics and Productivity Calculator to include the addition of HVAC and Sheet Metal, Piping and Plumbing, which will allow users to capture two additional trades.
SMACNA Technical Resources Bulletin: HVAC COVID-19 Guidance
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:00 Z
Restoring occupancy of existing buildings that were shut down due to the COVID-19 virus or other reasons must be performed with strict safety procedures to mitigate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.
Applications for 2021–2022 College of Fellows Scholarships Now Being Accepted
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:00 Z
Individuals who are currently working in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry or who are considering a career and wish to pursue a college degree as a part of their overall career and education goals are encouraged to apply to the SMACNA College of Fellows Scholarship Program.
Free OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Resources
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:00 Z
OSHA provides free COVID-19 resources for employers to post at their workplaces to keep employees informed of the risk associated with COVID-19 and ways to minimize and prevent the spread of the virus.
SMOHIT 5th Annual Safety Design Contest Now Open
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:00 Z
SMOHIT is now accepting applications for its 5th​Annual Safety Design Contest. Open to all members in good standing, the contest is an opportunity for individuals in the industry to create their own safety message and design for a chance to win hats or shirts for members of their Local!
Workforce Development: Lead Generation
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:08:10 Z
SMACNA’s workforce development efforts continue to drive interest and raise awareness of our trade.
SMACNA Edge Conference Exhibit Hall Update & Preview
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
Attendees of The SMACNA Edge Conference will have the unique and exclusive opportunity to connect with nearly 40 industry suppliers and service providers.
Themis Chimney Creates First-of-Its-Kind 9/11 Memorial
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
9/11 is a day SMACNA member Mark Papadimitriou, president of Themis Chimney, has vowed never to forget.
OSHA Issues Temporary Respiratory Enforcement Guidelines
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
A new OSHA resource helps employers understand and comply with OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard during COVID-10.
Nominations for 2020 SMOHIT Safety Matters Award Being Accepted
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
SMOHIT is now accepting nominations for its annual Safety Matters Awards.
Composite Plans at Risk from Being Left Out of Congressional Relief
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
Congressional staff continues to tell SMACNA that we must increase efforts in the push for Composite Plans.
Federated Insurance Extends Its Premier Partner Status
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:54:00 Z
SMACNA is pleased to announce that Federated Mutual Insurance Company has renewed for a second time its three year Premier Partnership agreement with SMACNA through 2023.
Help Prevent the Spread of Flu This Fall and Winter: Get Your Flu Vaccine
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:35:41 Z
According to the CDC, it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter.
August 8 Executive Order on Payroll Withholding Optional; Contains Employer Financial Liability
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:48:07 Z
President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) effective August 8, 2020, directing the Treasury Department to use its authority pursuant to section 7508A of the Internal Revenue Code to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of certain payroll tax obligations.
Jul/Aug SMACNews Available Online
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:48:03 Z
The Jul/Aug issue of SMACNews is now available online and for download as a PDF.
Participate in the 2020 Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:47:46 Z
The 2020 Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is taking place next week, September 14–18.
Participate in World Suicide Prevention Day
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:47:42 Z
As many people struggle with heightened stress and anxiety during COVID-19, suicide prevention skills are more critical than ever.
Coming Together for Safety – Meeting Challenges in Solidarity
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:47:34 Z
The August issue of Partners in Progress features SMACNA and SMART partners who have successfully transformed their businesses, work practices, and cultures to excel in times of extreme turbulence.
Take the 2020 SMOHIT STEPS Challenge
Thu, 03 Sep 2020 18:35:00 Z
The SMOHIT 2020 STEPS Challenge is a great way to get your team motivated and moving. The deadline to register is September 14, 2020.