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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.

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Current Programs and Projects Links

SMOHIT has made a grief and trauma counselor

Simply call (877) 884-6227 for help.

SMOHIT has made a grief and trauma counselor available to SMART members and their families who were victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Las Vegas Shooting.

Members Assistance Program (MAP) Training

Members Assistance Program (MAP) Training

Led by Chris Carlough, Director of Education for SMART, the four-day training offers theoretical knowledge and the practice of basic skills necessary for crisis intervention.

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2019 Safety Champions Conference

2019 Safety Champions Conference

This conference is a continuing plan to help create an improved safety culture in the sheet metal industry

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AFTER THE STORM

AFTER THE STORM

Comments from Our Grief Counselor

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STEPS Challenge

STEPS Challenge

As an added benefit of membership, we are hosting a little friendly competition — a STEPS Challenge.

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Emergency Response

Emergency Response

An effort to mitigate the impact of an incident on the public and the environment.

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Experience Modification Rate

Experience Modification Rate

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.

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Job Hazard Screenings 5 Year Plan

Job Hazard Screenings 5 Year Plan

Find out when our Asbestos Screening Program will be visiting a location in your area.

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Safety Design Contest

Safety Design Contest

Create your own safety message and design for a chance to win safety hats or shirts for your local!

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OSHA Online 10 & 30 hour training

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.

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Tesla Online OSHA 10 hour training

Tesla Online OSHA 10 hour training

SMOHIT have made arrangements with an accepted outreach provider using 360training, an OSHA accepted outreach provider for the OSHA 10 hour online
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SMART Union Media

Upcoming Projects/Programs

  • Health and Safety Videos Update
  • 2017 Safety Awards
  • 2017 Safety Design Contest
  • Safety Champion Conference 2018
  • SMART MAP Training Program

Recent Projects/Programs

  • Chemical Safety Videos
  • 2016 Safety Awards
  • 2016 Safety Design Contest
  • 2016 SMART MAP Training
  • ICRA Training Program

Key Services

  • Research
  • Provide Environmental, Health and Safety Information to Members
  • Develop Cutting-Edge Training Products
  • Assist Sheet Metal Workers Members on Health & Safety Issues
  • Provide Asbestos and Wellness Screening to Our Members

What’s New

A safe workplace is sound business

March 30th, 2018|Comments Off on A safe workplace is sound business

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The new Recommended Practices have [...]

National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction

March 30th, 2018|Comments Off on National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The [...]

Opportunities for Integrating Safety and Health into Sustainable Building Projects: Have You Tried the Prevention through Design (PtD) Pilot Credit?

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 [...]

OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’

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 [...]

Emergency Preparedness and Response

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 [...]

OSHA Online 10 & 30 hour training

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. [...]

Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure

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 [...]

Final Rule to Update General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

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 [...]

Tips of the Month

OSHA Safety Inspection Checklist

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes a safety inspection checklist designed to help employers look over their workplaces and make sure they meet OSHA safety requirements. Before getting a safety inspection employers should [...]

CPWR – Silica Safe

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Silica Safe Dust containing silica is common on construction sites. The illnesses caused by breathing silica dust, such as silicosis, are incurable – but they are preventable. This website is a one-stop source of information [...]

RF Radiation Hazard Alert

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RF Radiation What is RF Radiation? Radiofrequency (RF) radiation, a type of non-ionizing radiation, is the energy used to transmit wireless information. At low levels it is not considered a hazard. But at the levels [...]

The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction

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The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand Downs: A quantitative and qualitative analysis on data collected from OSHA’s Stand Down Certificate of Participation database Jessica [...]

Occupational Heat Exposure

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Safety and Health Topics | Occupational Heat Exposure Many people are exposed to heat on some jobs, outdoors or in hot indoor environments. Operations involving high air temperatures, radiant heat sources, high humidity, direct physical [...]

Working Conditions

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Always strive to have proactive construction workers and teams. Make every effort to eliminate unsafe working conditions and decreasing unsafe acts to work toward safer construction site environments for everybody involved.