Category: Safety

MCAA Model COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19. This Model COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy addresses the ETS, which was issued on November 5, 2021. The standard applies to all mechanical construction, service, and fabrication shop employers. The standard has been temporarily stayed by the Fifth Circuit. However, the stay could be temporarily lifted. This Model COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy is available to you in case the stay is temporarily lifted, and OSHA decides to initiative enforcement.

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing Safety Bulletin

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19.This Safety Bulletin addresses the ETS, which was issued on November 5, 2021. The standard applies to all mechanical construction, service, and fabrication shop employers. The standard has been temporarily stayed by the Fifth Circuit. However, the stay could be temporarily lifted. This Safety Bulletin is available to you in case the stay is temporarily lifted, and OSHA decides to initiative enforcement.

MCAA/CNA MICROLEARNING SAFETY VIDEO SERIES: Proper Material Staging

Last week the MCAA announced the launch of the NEW MCAA/CNA Microlearning Safety Video Series. Together with our partners in safety, CNA, we developed a series of easy-to-watch safety videos that are under 3-minutes! Last week we highlighted Safe Lifting Techniques and each week, for the next three weeks, we will highlight the following videos: Proper Materials Staging, Personal Health, Distracted Driving.

Please enjoy our second microlearning on Proper Material Staging to Help Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries

MCAA/CNA MICROLEARNING SAFETY VIDEO SERIES: Safe Lifting Technique to Help Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries

Together with our partners in safety, CNA, MCAA developed the MCAA/CNA Microlearning Safety Video Series, a series of easy-to-watch safety videos that are under 3-minutes long. Each week, for the next four weeks, we will highlight the following videos: 1. Safe Lifting Technique 2. Proper Materials Staging 3. Personal Health 4. Distracted Driving.

Please enjoy our first microlearning video on Safe Lifting Technique to Help Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries.

Model Electrical Safety in the Workplace Program (Based on parts of NFPA 70E – 2021)

NFPA 70E – 2021 states that each employer shall implement and document an overall electrical safety program that directs activity appropriate to the risk associated with electrical hazards. This model program, which is based largely on information from NFPA 70E – 2021 articles 110 – General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices, 120 – Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition, and 130 – Work Involving Electrical Hazards, will help you develop an electrical safety program that is specific to your company’s needs.

NFPA70E – 2021 Safety Bulletin

The current version of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)’s Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is NFPA 70E – 2021. This bulletin addresses work on HVAC equipment pushing 480 volts or less, comparing the 2018 and 2021 versions of the NFPA70E.