Resources


Featuring the latest updates from SMACNA Safety & Health.

MEMBER UPDATE Aug 04 2021

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NEMIC Releases New Fire Life Safety Study

The National Emergency Management Institute Committee (NEMIC) and the University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering recently published findings of their Reliability of Fire Dampers, Smoke Dampers and Smoke Control Systems study.

Press Release Aug 02 2021

SMACNA Announces J.F. Ahern Co. as Safety Innovation Award Winner

SMACNA announced that J.F Ahern Co., a mechanical and fire protection contractor and member of the SMACNA Wisconsin Chapter, has been selected to receive the association’s annual Safety Innovation Award. In collaboration with SMACNA Premier Partners Milwaukee Tool and Federated Insurance, the Safety Innovation Award recognizes the company that demonstrates an innovative safety idea, concept or best practice that improves its safety programming or culture.

Member Update Jun 10 2021

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OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary COVID-19 Standard

This new emergency temporary standard has been put in place to protect healthcare workers from the coronavirus, while offering additional guidance to employers and workers in other industries to protect those who are still not vaccinated.

MEMBER UPDATE Jun 03 2021

Help Raise Awareness About Building Safety

Building Safety Week topics include energy and innovation, training, safety, and disaster preparedness. Modules are available online and can be completed at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from the convenience of your computer. A free Campaign Toolkit includes template resources, such as news releases, advertising, and pre-written social media posts to help drive awareness of building safety topics in your community.

Member Update Mar 04 2021

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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. Facilities can use the app to calculate their average PPE consumption rate or “burn rate.”

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COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommend that companies develop a plan to protect their employees and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

SMACNews Apr 29 2019

Canadian Firm Revamps Plant Exhaust System

Trade-Mark Industrial Inc. of Cambridge, Ontario is flourishing in Canada’s booming economy. Trade-Mark has approximately 1,200 men and women in the field in locations as far west as Manitoba and the United States.

Book

OSHA Field Inspection Reference Manual

This manual provides detailed information on the duties, responsibilities and procedures associated with the majority of OSHA Inspections conducted by OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHO).


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Guide to Working Safely with FRP

Revised in 2004, this manual provides updated information on the safety and health issues surrounding Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP). The manual explains updated safety precautions and health effects related to fiberglass and styrene.


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Safety Toolbox Talks - Volume IV

The latest volume in the series is a collection of 100 toolbox talks covering a number of topics within the sheet metal industry, both in the shop and on the jobsite. Each talk is provided with an attendance form on the back.


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Safety Toolbox Talks - Volume III

This book contains 100 toolbox talks covering a variety of hazardous exposures in the sheet metal industry. The talks allow a supervisor/trainer to present refresher safety training sessions on a weekly/daily basis. Attendance forms are included on the back of each talk to assist contractors with keeping training records.


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Safety Toolbox Talks - Volume II

This book contains 100 toolbox talks covering a variety of hazardous exposures in the sheet metal industry. The talks allow a supervisor/trainer to present refresher safety training sessions on a weekly/daily basis. Attendance forms are included on the back of each talk to assist contractors with keeping training records.


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Book Jan 01 2000

Personal Protective Equipment

This SMACNA Personal Protective Equipment manual is a valuable resource for any contractor. This 85 page book contains everything needed for a personal protective equipment (PPE) program, including a sample policy statement, guides to choosing and purchasing the proper PPE, record keeping tables, and toolbox talks for training. No contractor should be without this SMACNA manual.


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HAZCOM Toolbox Talks

This book contains 28 safety training Toolbox Talks covering the Hazard Communication Standard (the most frequently cited OSHA standard). Each talk is presented in a one-page tearout form which includes an attendance roster.


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Guide to Respiratory Protection

Assists contractors in complying with the OSHA respiratory protection standard. Contains a sample program, training information, and compliance checklists. Contains informative toolbox talks to assist with refresher training.


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Book Jan 01 1997

Current Safety and Health Issues in Fiberglass

A booklet identifying current safety and health issues with the use of fiberglass. The booklet discusses the findings of several studies and provides SMACNA contractors with some general answers to questions about the use of fiberglass materials.


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Guide to Fall Protection

This compliance manual covers OSHA's fall protection standard for the construction industry. It contains a complete overview of the regulation, a training checklist and certification form, a glossary of terms, and a reprint of the OSHA regulation from the Federal Register. Twenty fall protection toolbox talks appear in the back of the manual.


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