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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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.
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.
2018-03-30T14:39:59+00:00 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 [...]
2018-03-30T14:01:37+00:00 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 [...]
2017-08-07T12:09:02+00:00 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 [...]
2017-06-05T18:07:49+00:00 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 [...]
2017-05-01T14:50:24+00:00 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 [...]
2017-07-26T14:03:13+00:00 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. [...]
2017-06-16T15:47:18+00:00 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 [...]
2016-12-05T18:11:02+00:00 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 [...]