Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Filter Articles:

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Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) implemented under President Trump were repealed by President Joe Biden’s last week.

February 25, 2021

February Capitol Hill Update

SMACNA’s Capitol Hill Staff has been working hard pushing forward legislation and other initiatives important to SMACNA members.

February 25, 2021

Webinar: Protecting Construction Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

New OSHA guidance issued January 29, 2021, aims to help employers and workers identify the risks of being exposed to or contracting COVID-19 at work and help them determine appropriate control measures to implement.

February 25, 2021

March Is Ladder Safety Month

According to the CDC, every year thousands of people suffer disabling injuries and over 300 die in ladder-related accidents. National Ladder Safety Month,

February 17, 2021

SMACNA and SMART Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

In recognition that working together on diversity, equity, and inclusion within our industry would be the most effective way to effect real and lasting change, SMART and SMACNA have engaged in ongoing discussions about recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce with the skills to meet our needs now and in the future.

February 17, 2021

Reporting Workplace Exposures to COVID-19

OSHA’s updated FAQs on COVID-19 reporting can help employers determine whether they are responsible for reporting a COVID-19-related hospitalization.

February 17, 2021

Reserve Your Spot at the 2021 Safety Champions Conference

Registration is now open for the 2021 Safety Champions Conference, presented by SMART, SMACNA and SMOHIT, and will take place virtually on March 30–31, 2021.

February 17, 2021

College of Fellows Scholarship Application Deadline is Feb. 28

Don’t wait any longer to submit your SMACNA College of Fellows Scholarship Application.

February 17, 2021

Start Planning Now for Construction Safety Week

Construction Safety Week, May 3–7, 2021, is a time when members of our industry demonstrate their continued commitment to building a stronger, safer industry.

February 17, 2021

Nominations for the 3rd Annual SMACNA Safety Innovation Award Now

SMACNA is now accepting nominations for its third annual Safety Innovation Award. The award, based on the theme “Safety Excellence Through Innovation,” is open to all SMACNA members who submitted a 2021 SMACNA Safety Excellence Award survey.

February 11, 2021

January PinP: Communication Is the Cornerstone of Success

The January issue of Partners in Progress provides valuable insight into the steps SMACNA and SMART partners can take to strengthen and enhance the teams that will make our industry stronger.

February 10, 2021

Navigating Cost-Plus Contracts: Understanding Profit Pockets and Negotiation Strategies

The latest update to our Contractors Operations Manual, Navigating Cost-Plus Contracts: Understanding Profit Pockets and Negotiation Strategies, provides a guide to recognizing and understanding what a cost-plus contract is and how it differentiates from other contracts.

February 10, 2021

NYC Construction Workers Must Earn SST Card by March 1

New York City has updated its OSHA training requirements for construction workers. Under Local Law 196, NYC now requires all workers within specified jobsites to meet new OSHA training requirements.

February 10, 2021

Johns Manville to HVAC Host Insulation Installation Webinar

Join SMACNA Premier Partner Johns Manville for an information-packed insulation and HVAC products webinar on Wednesday, February 24th at 2:00 PM ET.

February 10, 2021

Reminder: 2020 OSHA Injury and Illness Data

OSHA requires most employers to submit data that reflects any recordable injuries and illnesses from your OSHA Forms 300 and 301.

February 4, 2021

Let’s Talk Shop Podcast: How COVID Is Impacting Operations and Innovations for 2021

In Episode 13 of Let’s Talk Shop, Brennan Hall of Johns Manville joins host Angie Simon, CEO, Western Allied Mechanical, and Kevin Ginley of Majestic Steel, for a discussion on how their companies have adapted to stay competitive amid COVID-19.

February 4, 2021

SMACNA’s Annual Industry Labor Report Now Available

SMACNA’s 2021 Annual Industry Labor Report is now available for all members to view.