SMACNA News Feed
Initial EDGE Conference Speakers Announced
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:01:07 Z
The SMANCA Edge Conference, being held October 13–15, will feature three days of valuable educational content covering a wide range of topics presented by the most recognizable and respected speakers in the industry.
OSHA’s Construction Safety Stand-Down Rescheduled for September
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:01:04 Z
OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be held September 14–18, 2020.
Engage with Other SMACNA Members: Join a Contractor Forum
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:00:59 Z
Strong ties with others in the sheet metal and HVAC contractor community are vital to your business’s growth and success.
FDA Updates List of Hand Sanitizers Not to Use
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:00:42 Z
The FDA is urging consumers not to use certain hand sanitizer products it deems ineffective (subpotent), or in some cases, potentially toxic.
OSHA: Encourage Employees to Wear Face Coverings
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:00:36 Z
OSHA recently issued FAQs on cloth face coverings to address inaccurate claims that they cause unsafe oxygen or harmful carbon dioxide levels for the wearer.
Former SMACNA President John Lindemulder Sr. Passes Away
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 18:15:22 Z
SMACNA is sorry to inform members that John Lindemulder Sr., of Alsip, Ill., passed away on July 28, 2020.
NHF Webcast – Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:54:00 Z
This new project study, Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact, addresses the productivity impact COVID-19 has had across the sheet metal and HVAC industry.
Registration Now Open for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:54:00 Z
Registration for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum, taking place October 13–15, 2020, is now open! Be a part of this unique and interactive digital event!
How Employers Can Help Reduce Opioid Use on the Job
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:53:00 Z
According to recent research, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in opioid abuse fueled by stress and lack of access to prevention services and support groups due to restrictions on in-person meetings.
CDC Issues Revised Guidance on Returning to Work After Isolation
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:40:00 Z
Last week the CDC updated the criteria relating to when an employee may return to work.
Capitol Hill Update: Composite Plans and Pension Relief
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 14:54:00 Z
The leaked details of a Republican Senate/White House deal on a COVID relief bill did not include Composite Plans or pension relief for failing plans.
The Value of Webinars to You and Your Business
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:54:10 Z
Webinars — virtual forums that allow people to share knowledge, learn about new technologies, and exchange ideas and updates — can also be used to leverage and nurture relationships.
Webinar: The Future of Construction Amid COVID-19
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:25:55 Z
Learn how construction estimates can be built to account for changes in labor and equipment due to COVID-19, about the impacts of social distancing, and more.
Best Practices Recruiting Toolbox Webinar: Part 2
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:15:53 Z
Join the SMACNA/SMART Best Practices Market Expansion Task Force for the second in a three-part Recruiting Toolbox webinar series on September 15th at 2:00 p.m. ET.
2020–2021 SMACNA Executive Committee Announced
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:02:34 Z
In a normal year, SMACNA would formally announce the new Executive Committee at the Annual Convention. However, this year has proven to be as far from “normal” as possible.
Participate in OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:02:31 Z
OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event designed to help raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs in the workplace.
Take Advantage of Your Free SMACNA Library Subscription
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:02:27 Z
SMACNA Subscriptions allow you to create a custom library by choosing which SMACNA content is most relevant to your organizational needs, and then sharing that content with your entire organization — or select individuals.
Residential Forum Webinar: Leadership & Company Culture
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:02:03 Z
Your company’s culture separates you from the competition. It is a primary reason why customers do business with you and why employees want to be part of your team.
Webinar: A Contractor’s Guide to New FFCRA Federal Legislation
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:01:57 Z
This webinar is designed to provide SMACNA contractors with a basic understanding of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), including the requirements to provide Emergency Paid Sick Leave (E-PSL) and the Emergency Family Medical Leave (E-FMLA).
2020 SMACNA Safety Profile / SSEAP Data Collection Results
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:01:50 Z
Each year, SMACNA conducts a Safety Excellence Awards Program (SSEAP) to recognize SMACNA members with the lowest injury/illness rates during the prior calendar year.