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OSHA Extends Vaccine Mandate Comment Period to January 19

Dec. 9, 2021
Comments may be submitted at the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal.
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MCAA Panel Shares COVID-19 Response, Strategies

May 14, 2020
Webinar was one in a continuing series of presentation by MCAA/MSCA to provide ideas and guidance through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Record Drop in Nonresidential Construction Jobs

May 8, 2020
The construction unemployment rate was 16.6% in April, up 11.9 percentage points from the same time last year.
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Simple Math Says 2020 Will be Great for HVAC

May 5, 2020
This will be a great year for HVAC service and replacement. This isn’t unbridled optimism or wishful thinking. It’s data.
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Congressman/Business Owner Shares Information on COVID Issues

May 4, 2020
May 4, 2020 — A US congressman who is himself an owner of HVAC/plumbing/construction businesses acknowledged today that the federal government's Paycheck Protection Program in...


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Dec. 18, 2023
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CoolSys Installs Sneeze Guards for Retail Customers

April 8, 2020
Plexi-glass barriers at retailer checkout terminals are new tools to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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OSHA Issues Guidelines on N95 Mask Usage

April 7, 2020
Employers should reassess their engineering controls, work practices and administrative controls to identify any changes they can make to decrease the need for N95 respirators...
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AGC to Hold 'Safety Stand Downs' April 9

April 6, 2020
Stephen Sandherr issued a video message to AGC members, requesting their participation in a Safety Stand Down.
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Crisis Strategy, Q1 2020 Outlook Released by FMI

April 3, 2020
Based on the speed and breadth of current socioeconomic disruptions, FMI is anticipating, at minimum, a recession spanning the second and third quarters of 2020.