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August 6, 2020

OSHA’s Construction Safety Stand-Down Being Held in September

OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be held September 14–18, 2020.

August 6, 2020

Initial EDGE Conference Speakers Announced

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.

August 6, 2020

OSHA: Encourage Employees to Wear Face Coverings

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.

August 6, 2020

FDA Updates List of Hand Sanitizers Not to Use

The FDA is urging consumers not to use certain hand sanitizer products it deems ineffective (subpotent), or in some cases, potentially toxic.

August 6, 2020

Engage with Other SMACNA Members on Connect

Strong ties with others in the sheet metal and HVAC contractor community are vital to your business’s growth and success.

July 30, 2020

Former SMACNA President John Lindemulder Sr. Passes Away

SMACNA is sorry to inform members that John Lindemulder Sr., of Alsip, Ill., passed away on July 28, 2020.

July 30, 2020

NHF Webcast – Pandemics and Productivity: Quantifying the Impact

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.

July 30, 2020

Registration Now Open for The SMACNA Edge Conference: A Virtual Education Forum

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!

July 30, 2020

How Employers Can Help Reduce Opioid Use on the Job

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.

July 30, 2020

CDC Issues Revised Guidance on Returning to Work After Isolation

Last week the CDC updated the criteria relating to when an employee may return to work.

July 30, 2020

Capitol Hill Update: Composite Plans and Pension Relief

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.

July 29, 2020

The Value of Webinars to You and Your Business

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.

July 28, 2020

Best Practices Recruiting Toolbox Webinar: Part 2

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.

July 22, 2020

2020–2021 SMACNA Executive Committee Announced

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.

July 22, 2020

Participate in OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

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.

July 22, 2020

Take Advantage of Your Free SMACNA Library Subscription

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.

July 22, 2020

Residential Forum Webinar: Leadership & Company Culture

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.

July 22, 2020

Webinar: A Contractor’s Guide to New FFCRA Federal Legislation

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).