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Business and Politics

This bulletin provides advice, tools and information about the federal legislative process to help you be effective in presenting and discussing industry issues with your House and Senate representatives.

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Doing Business with a Customer in Bankruptcy

This bulletin can help you avoid legal and other pitfalls that may affect your business relationship with a customer that has or may file for bankruptcy.

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FAQs About FASB

MCAA produced this document to assist member companies and their accountants in complying with the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) disclosure requirements pertaining to an employer’s participation in multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. Questions? Please contact John McNerney.

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Membership Directory & Buyer’s Guide

This full-featured digital version of our Membership Directory & Buyer’s Guide enhances the look and feel of our printed directory with digital-only benefits.

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Safety Manual for Mechanical Service Technicians

This comprehensive, user-friendly manual was designed specifically for the mechanical service industry. Color illustrations highlight key points and enhance the reader’s ability to find information.

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Safety Manual for Mechanical Construction Workers

This comprehensive, user-friendly manual was designed specifically for the mechanical industry. It includes new information about noise, manganese and zinc. Color illustrations highlight key points and enhance readability.

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Bring Your Own Device – Is It Right for Your Company?
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Things and Must Do’s to Protect/Secure Your Company’s Data
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Benchmarking Data for Mechanical Contractors

MCAA members can compare their business performance against industry averages for 20 key financial ratios and other data with this new report.

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FedEx Advantage® Discount Program

Find out what more than 400 MCAA member companies already know — the MCAA FedEx Advantage® discount program can save you money! It’s free and easy to sign up. Download the flier for details and start saving today.

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MCAA Safety Apps Report

Written by JBKLabs exclusively for MCAA, this report found that most applications for safety professionals are geared towards documentation. There is a growing trend analytics on this data to identify root causes and trends.

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MCAA Safety Apps Webinar

This webinar offers additional insights into the MCAA Safety Apps research report written by JBKLabs exclusively for MCAA.

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The Management Audit: Peer Group Guidelines
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Guide to Human Resources Policies

Designed to assist you in developing a human resources manual for your company, this publication reflects current trends and law on human resource management.

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Pipe Welding Basics – Backing Rings Technical Resource
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Respiratory Protection Safety Training Video

This video covers mandatory respiratory protection training requirements for workers using air-purifying respirators.

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Employee Reviews
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BIM to Field Software – A Comparative Analysis

MCAA has now released its third installment of the Construction Technology Research Series with a report produced by JB Knowledge Labs on BIM to Field Software, free to members.

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Respiratory Protection Safety Training Test

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

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Respiratory Protection Safety Training Test Answer Key

Verify that workers are retaining key training points from MCAA’s Respiratory Protection Safety Training Video with this answer key, designed to be used in conjunction with the Respiratory Protection Safety Training Test.

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Respiratory Protection Safety Training Documentation Sheet

This documentation sheet can be used to document who has received the training contained in MCAA’s Respiratory Protection Safety Training Video.

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Respiratory Protection Safety Training Pocket Guide

This pocket guide highlights key training points from MCAA’s Respiratory Protection Safety Training Video.

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An Explanation of Certified Pipe Welding
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Construction Technology Research Report: 3D Scanning

Technology is a challenge and an opportunity. MCAA partnered with JBK Labs to help our members keep pace by conducting independent research.

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Construction Technology Report – 3D Scanning Webinar with James Benham

This webinar explores and compares the differences in products, software and processes that contractors will see when they begin to utilize 3D scanning technology.

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PIPES (PROCESS INFORMATION PORTAL ENABLING SUCCESS)
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Quality and Economy in Building Services Piping Construction: A Guide For Owners, Architects and Engineers Technical Resource
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Tools to Reduce the Cost and Risk Associated with Welding and Brazing
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Welding Dissimilar Metals in Heating and AC Piping Systems Technical Resource
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Understanding Bend Tests Technical Resource
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Tips on Welding P91 Heavy Wall Pipe Technical Resource
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Sources of Technical Information on Welding Technical Resource
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Stringer Beads Amperages Technical Resource
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Suggested Filler Metals For SMAW Joints Technical Resource
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Radiograph Interpretation Technical Resource
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Purge Tips Technical Resource
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Purge Flow Calculator Technical Resource
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Steel Pipe Fitting Data Technical Resource
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Choosing the Right Cup Size for TIG Welding Technical Resource
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How to Take a Weld Test Technical Resource
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How to Grind, Cut & Prepare Tungsten Welding Electrodes Technical Resource
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Basic Model Piping Specification Technical Resource
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Risk of Brittle Fracture of Carbon Steel Piping During Hydrostatic Testing Technical Resource
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ASME PCC-1 Guidelines for Pressure Boundary Bolted Joint Assembly—Lessons Learned Technical Resource
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SDS BinderWorks

SDS BinderWorks, MCAA’s preferred safety data sheet service, helps reduce costs and time associated with SDS-related efforts, and it keeps the compliance process simple and convenient. It offers GHS-compliant SDSs online with flexible delivery options in digital and hardcopy formats. Contact Scot Stoltenberg at scot@sdsbinderworks.com, 877.433.7774, or 515.334.2619. MCAA members save 5 percent on any subscription plan.

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Online Piping and Usage Specification (OPUS)

OPUS allows the user to make dynamic combinations of pipe types, materials, applications and joinings. This free resource was developed by a task group of MCAA contractors and Manufacturer/Supplier Council members for those who are new to the industry, but all MCAA members are encouraged to use the system.

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Electric Arc Welding Safety Training Documentation Sheet
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General Brazing Guidelines
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General Welding Guidelines
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Electric Arc Welding Safety Training Test Answer Key
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Electric Arc Welding Safety Training Pocket Guide
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Electric Arc Welding Safety Training Test
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Welding and Cutting Safety Training Documentation Sheet
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Welding and Cutting Safety Training Pocket Guide
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Welding and Cutting Safety Training Test
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Welding and Cutting Safety Training Test Answer Key
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General Instructions for Testing Pipefitting Welders
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Welding Talks
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Soldering Procedure Specification Technical Resource
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Electric Arc Welding Safety Training Video
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Welding and Cutting Safety Training Video – Spanish
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