SMCA closely monitors events and issues affecting our members' businesses. Check here regularly for updates on technical, safety, and legislative happenings!
Starting tomorrow, the humidity will begin to increase once again. All employees need to remember to drink water even if they are not thirsty; be aware of signs of a medical emergency - seizures, loss of consciousness, and slurred speech; dress for the heat with light colors, loose fitting, and... Continue Reading
OSHA is full steam ahead as they continue to push their National Emphasis Program (NEP) to prevent heat-related deaths this summer. Workers who are working inside or outside are susceptible to heat illnesses(Heat Cramps, Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion). OSHA has provided great information on heat... Continue Reading
Please complete the online SMACNA Safety Survey by Monday, May 1, 2023. Also, please email me a copy of the survey to email@example.com. Click the following link to complete your survey: https://www.smacna.org/resources/business-management/safety-and-health/safety-survey Continue Reading
The risk of the Flu, RSV, and Covid are casuing some to miss an extensive period of time from work and other holiday activities that they would normally complete around this time of year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) recommends that men and women with certain chronic health... Continue Reading
The Biden administration has declared the monkeypox outbreak to be a public health emergency in the U.S. today. A public health emergency declaration lasts for 90 days, but can be extended. Please be aware of any of the symptoms listed below: - Flu-like symptoms that include a fever, headache,... Continue Reading
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Line. The line provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. This new... Continue Reading