Welcome to Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust. While Screenings and research on environmental, safety, and health issues continue to be the cornerstone of SMOHIT’s efforts, our expanding mission now includes being the sheet metal industry’s leading resource for health and safety products and services. We will achieve this goal by offering cutting-edge training using interactive charts, dvds, cd-roms, web-based resources, online classes, and mobile apps.
Strong impact upon a business. It is a number used by insurance companies to gauge both past cost of injuries and future chances of risk. The lower the EMR of your business, the lower your worker compensation insurance premiums will be.
An asbestos screening is a medical evaluation and educational session for sheet metal workers who may have been exposed to asbestos. Find out when our Asbestos Screening Program will be visiting a location in your area.
OSHA Online 10 & 30 hour training
SMOHIT have made arrangements with one of the already-approved OSHA online trainers to offer a members-only reduced rate. Our agreement is with 360training, an OSHA approved online trainer for the OSHA 10 and 30 courses.
August 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Opportunities for Integrating Safety and Health into Sustainable Building Projects: Have You Tried the Prevention through Design (PtD) Pilot Credit?
Ten years ago the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) launched the concept of Prevention through Design (PtD), which champions preventing and controlling occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities by “designing out” or minimizing [...]
June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’
What Is Safe + Sound Week? A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and [...]
May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Emergency Preparedness and Response
Emergencies can create a variety of hazards for workers in the impacted area. Preparing before an emergency incident plays a vital role in ensuring that employers and workers have the necessary equipment, know where to [...]
February 5th, 2017|Comments Off on OSHA Online 10 & 30 hour training
SMOHIT have made arrangements with one of the already-approved OSHA online trainers to offer a members-only reduced rate. Our agreement is with 360training, an OSHA approved online trainer for the OSHA 10 and 30 courses. [...]
January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to prevent chronic beryllium disease and lung cancer in American workers by limiting their exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds. The rule contains [...]
December 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Final Rule to Update General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards
Final Rule to Update General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards | Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of [...]
November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Concerned about health and safety on the job?
Learn about your rights under OSHA law, and how to take action if you think something is wrong. Know Your Rights Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide [...]
October 7th, 2016|Comments Off on OSHA – The Use of Metrics in Process Safety Management (PSM) Facilities
Metrics are measures that are used to evaluate and track the performance of a facility’s process safety management program. For facilities that handle highly hazardous chemicals, metrics can be used to quantify how a process [...]