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SMOHIT's Mission

The Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT) was founded in 1986 to address the impact of decades-long asbestos exposure on those working in the sheet metal industry. While screenings and research on asbestos and other hazardous materials 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. Our mission is to provide industry-leading health and safety solutions to minimize occupational illnesses and injuries for sheet metal craftsmen.

We serve more than 216,000 members of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) and 4,500 members of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA).

We offer the highest quality of safety training available, making their workforce more productive and economical. The well-being of sheet metal workers remains, as always, our primary focus.

 

 

PERSONNEL

Randall A. Krocka

Randall A. Krocka

Administrator

By way of introduction, my name is Randall A. Krocka and I’m looking forward to serving you in my new position as SMOHIT Administrator. My many years working in the sheet metal industry have given me a strong belief in the importance of health and safety...

Thalia Liptak

Thalia Liptak

Administrative Assistant

My name is Thalia Liptak and I am one of the Administrative Assistants for the SMOHIT family. I help coordinate the asbestos screenings, which we provide to union members to help maintain healthy living. Keeping an eye on your physical health...

Bukunmi Gesinde

Bukunmi Gesinde

Occupational Health Coordinator

As the Occupational Health Coordinator, my work greatly centers on health promotion initiatives such as our STEPS Challenge and SMART MAP. The mental and physical wellbeing of our membership matters to me. My background includes...

TRUSTEES

The SMOHIT Board of Trustees works toward improving the health, safety, and well-being of its membership through the development of initiatives including state-of-the-art training programs, industry needs assessments, updated services, and awareness campaigns.

Chris Hall

Chris Hall

SMOHIT Trustee

Bus Mgr. Local 399
Charleston, SC

Darrin M. Putnam

Darrin M. Putnam

SMOHIT Trustee

Absolute Mechanical
Albuquerque, NM

Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones

SMOHIT Trustee

Richards Sheet Metal Works, Inc.
Ogden, Utah

Daniel Villarruel

Daniel Villarruel

SMOHIT Trustee

Business Manager / FS-T
SMART LU 32, South Florida

703-739-7130

8403 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22031