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March 8, 2021

SMACNA Contractors Join Together To Transform Cleveland Hospital

MetroHealth has been a bedrock of the Cleveland community for nearly 200 years. Founded in 1837 (one year after the city was incorporated) as a city infirmary, it has grown over time into a thriving hospital system serving the people of Cuyahoga County, population 1.24 million.

March 9, 2021

Opening Doors for Diversity in Construction

When Fatima Ware finished her apprenticeship in sheet metal construction in 2016, she decided it was time for a change. Not for her, but for the construction business.

March 8, 2021

From the President: Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter

We as businesspeople should care greatly about DE&I, not only because it is moral and ethical to treat people fairly and equitably, but also because it makes good business sense to create a strong DE&I culture.

March 4, 2021

CDC Updates Construction COVID-19 Checklists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its Construction COVID-19 Checklists for Employers and Employees.

February 25, 2021

‘Breathe Easy Illinois’ Initiative Launched by SMACNA Greater Chicago

SMACNA Greater Chicago, Sheet Metal Workers’ Local Union 73 and SMART Local 265 are excited to announce the launch of Breathe Easy Illinois.

February 25, 2021

New Administration to Take Steps to Bolster Registered Apprenticeships

Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) implemented under President Trump were repealed by President Joe Biden’s last week.

January 14, 2021

View Recent Additions to Contractor Operations Manual

Throughout 2020 and into this year, SMACNA has continued to significantly augment its Contractor Operations Manual with several new focus areas designed to help members improve their day-to-day operations.

March 4, 2021

NIOSH App Helps Track PPE

The NIOSH PPE Tracker mobile app can help employers in the construction industry keep track of their personal protective equipment (PPE) inventory.

March 4, 2021

March Collective Bargaining Orientation to Be Held Virtually

Due to continued health and safety concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Collective Bargaining Orientation originally scheduled to take place March 30 -31, 2021, in Dallas has been cancelled and will now be held virtually on the same dates beginning at 11:00 am Eastern.

March 4, 2021

SMACNA Welcomes New Silver Associate Member

SMACNA welcomes new 2021 Silver Associate Members Dado. Dado provides products, solutions and resources for owners. project managers, VDC and field professionals in our industry.

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April 15, 2021

Send SMACNA Your Indoor Air Quality Project Stories

SMACNA is embarking on a nationwide media campaign pitching contractor stories about indoor air quality projects at schools.

April 15, 2021

Ignite Your Career’s First Quarter 2021 Review

SMACNA’s comprehensive workforce development campaign is off to a strong start in 2021.

April 15, 2021

2021 Annual Convention Update

Maui, Hawaii, has long been a SMACNA member favorite, and it will serve as the ideal setting for members, chapter executives and other industry leaders to gather in person and reconnect from October 24–27, 2021.

April 15, 2021

ICB/TABB Webinar: Ventilation Verification Assessments

SMACNA President Angie Simon and SMACNA Secretary-Treasurer Anthony Kocurek will join Christopher Ruch, Director of Training ay NEMI, and John Hamilton, Chief Operating Officer at ICB/TABB, for an informative webinar on Tuesday, April 27 that will illustrate how contractors can quickly increase their revenue streams by offering Ventilation Verification Assessments.

April 15, 2021

Webinar: Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction

April 19–23, 2021, is Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, a join effort among members of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (which SMACNA is a member of) to raise awareness of the safety, effectiveness, and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination among construction workers.

April 15, 2021

Webinar: Fall Harness Fit – The Basics

CPRW is hosting a series of webinars leading up to the OSHA-NIOSH-CPWR National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Week, May 3–7.

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