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TAUC Shares Safety & Health Videos to CommemorateOSHA Safe + Sound Week Awareness

August 11 2023

August 7-13 marked the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) Safe and Sound Week! TAUC is partnering with the MCAA, NECA, and SMACNA for a series of safety videos created for our Safety Alliance. We highlight mental health, fall protection, and many other OSHA Focus Four topics. Featuring leading safety experts from across the industry, this series puts safety where it should be – front and center. Take time to focus on safety, you’ll be glad you did!

We start the week with insights from Raffi Elchemmas, Executive Director of Safety, Health & Risk Management at the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), discussing vital safety measures for working at heights, including ladder and stair usage.

Next, we’re joined by Mike Starner, CUSP, CHST, Executive Director of Outside Line Safety at the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). He sheds light on safeguarding against line of fire hazards, encompassing caught-in, caught-between, and struck-by situations. Stay informed about vital lockout/tagout procedures too.

Our very own, Alex Kopp, Director of Environmental Health & Safety at The Association of Union Constructors, addresses the significance of mental well-being and highlights the available resources for crucial support. Your mental health matters.

Up next, insights from Justin Crandol, CSP, ARM, CRIS, Director of Safety at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA). Discover essential tips to safeguard workers against heat hazards. Stay cool, stay safe.

Wrapping up, insights from Wesley Wheeler, SMS, CESCP, Executive Director of Safety at NECA, shed light on the paramount significance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in ensuring jobsite safety.

Prioritize safety in your work and join us in focusing on a secure and sound environment. Explore the videos and learn more about OSHA’s Safe + Sound week here.

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