National News

  • In a 6-3 decision, the Court reimposed the stay on the OSHA ETS Rule preventing OSHA from enforcing its rule, concluding that the plaintiffs were likely to succeed on the merits of their claim that the [OSHA] Secretary lacked authority to impose the mandate.
  • Tie Rods for Internal Reinforcement explains when and how to use tie rods for internal reinforcement of ductwork and covers several important topics related to tie rod use.
  • This paper offers a nine-step process to benchmark and possibly improve your companys close-out process.
  • By completing a survey, participants can achieve national awareness for their companys safety achievements, while sharing the spotlight with their employees that helped make it happen.
  • The deadline to submit work-related injury and illness data to OSHA is fast approaching.
  • Important information regarding registration, refunds, substitutions, and on-site policies.
  • The latest version of the SMOHIT Safety Handbook is now available. This publication is free to all SMACNA members and is geared toward quick reference, allowing for sheet metal workers to easily locate and digest the material.
  • Recent concerns surrounding the rise in positive COVID-19 cases prompted AHR officials to announce the new protocols to make a bigger commitment to attendee safety.
  • SMACNAs new President-Elect discusses his companys work in Albuquerque, New Mexico and how the pandemic has shifted the conversation on indoor air quality and the importance of testing and balancing in maintaining efficient HVAC systems.
  • The President of Iltens Inc. talks about how technology has changed the residential service business and how his company has survived both the pandemic and a recent derecho.
  • Led by SMACNA past president Joseph Lansdell, Poynter Sheet Metal has doubled their sales since 2014, and is on a mission to continue diversifying and growing their revenue.
  • SMACNA wants to raise awareness that there are numerous suicide prevention resources available to help those in need both at work and at home.
  • The employee-owners welcomed Governor Jared Polis on December 29, 2021, to celebrate the passing of a new tax credit designed to help Colorado-headquartered businesses that want to convert to an employee ownership model cover some of the conversion costs.
  • This recently released Federal Reserve System publication chronicles current economic conditions across the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, and details regional economic conditions and prospects based on a data and information gathered from each Districts sources.
  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that companies with more than 100 employees will be required to submit data on their employees race, sex, ethnicity, and job groups beginning on April 12, 2022 with a tentative May 17, 2022 deadline.