Category: Safety

Refrigerant Safety Training Resource

MCAA/MSCA is pleased to announce the release of a new refrigerant safety training resource for members. The resource, which includes a PowerPoint safety training presentation and accompanying notes for the instructors will help you bring your service technicians and other affected workers up to speed on the most current ASHRAE refrigerant designations and safety classifications, new and existing refrigerant safety concerns, toxicity and flammability protective measures, and much more.

Model Safety Program for Mechanical Service

It’s critically important for all mechanical service firms to have a current, sound company safety program. The program should describe the safety policies, safety procedures, and safe work practices the company is implementing to help protect its service technicians and other workers from workplace hazards. The model program, which can be easily tailored to meet specific company needs, includes everything from an initial sample safety policy statement to required safe work practices for 33 different mechanical industry-specific safety and health subjects.

Creating a Contractor Ergonomics Program to Reduce Soft Tissue Injuries Among Construction Workers

MCAA believes that ergonomics should be a standard part of every company’s overall safety program. Recently MCAA partnered with The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), Washington University in St. Louis, and Best Built Plans to develop and record a webinar on Creating a Contractor Ergonomics Program to Reduce Soft Tissue Injuries Among Construction Workers. The webinar is ideal for helping viewers understand the vital components of a successful ergonomics program, and why the components are so vital.

MCAA COVID-19 Regulatory & Legal Guidance

As our great nation returns to work it’s critical mechanical construction and service firms properly protect their employees and others from COVID-19. Along with the MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan, MCAA is providing several accompanying documents, including the OSHA Guidance on Returning to Work and the Critical Industries Requirements Summary.

MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan Test & Answer Key

As our great nation returns to work it’s critical mechanical construction and service firms properly protect their employees and others from COVID-19. Along with the MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan, MCAA is providing several accompanying documents, including the COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan 25-Question Multiple Choice Test and the COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan 25-Question Multiple Choice Test Answer Key.

MCAA COVID-19 Return to Work Employee Safety Training

As our great nation returns to work it’s critical mechanical construction and service firms properly protect their employees and others from COVID-19. Along with the MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan, MCAA is providing several accompanying documents, including the COVID-19 Return to Work Employee Safety Training PowerPoint and the COVID-19 Return to Work Employee Safety Training Instructor Notes.

MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan Questionnaires

As our great nation returns to work it’s critical mechanical construction and service firms properly protect their employees and others from COVID-19. Along with the MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan, MCAA is providing several accompanying documents, including the COVID-19 Jobsite Screening Questionnaire and the COVID-19 Company Screening Questionnaire. These two questionnaire templates are available for download and customization.

MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan & Checklist

As our great nation returns to work it’s critical mechanical construction and service firms properly protect their employees and others from COVID-19. MCAA is pleased to provide a MCAA Model COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan. The plan is specific to the mechanical construction and service industry, and includes the COVID-19 Return to Work Exposure Control Plan Checklist.

Guide to Line Breaking Safety

Benchmark your practices and protect your workers with the information in this guide. It covers common hazards, injuries from improper line breaking operations, common causes of line breaking incidents, and general line breaking preparations. A checklist is included to help ensure that line breaking is done consistently. See the related tools for educating your workers.

Excavation Safety for Mechanical Construction Safety Training Test

Verify that workers are retaining key training points from MCAA’s Excavation Safety for Mechanical Construction Safety Training Video with this test, designed to be used in conjunction with the Excavation Safety for Mechanical Construction Safety Training Test Answer Key.

Guide to Safety Incentive Programs

Encourage your employees to practice sound safety procedures by establishing an effective safety incentive program. This publication offers tips from those who have developed successful programs.

Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Guide

This guide will assist you in determining whether an injury or illness must be recorded and reported. It will also help you comply with applicable requirements in OSHA’s recordkeeping rule.