Potential silica exposures present in tasks that include drilling, cutting concrete and stone
May 9, 2016
For the construction industry and affected Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) contractors, potential silica exposures are found in tasks that include drilling and cutting concrete and stone.
The convention offered more than 20 unique educational and self-development sessions designed to provide the newest ideas, information, and solutions necessary to meet the specific technical and business management needs of sheet metal and air conditioning contractors.
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During the two-wing expansion of the Shire Human Genetic Therapies building in Lexington, Mass., SMACNA member Walsh Mechanical Contractors of Abington, Mass., designed, fabricated, and installed more than 13,000 linear feet of spiral ductwork to support the facility’s research and development work.
Johns Hopkins Hospital has completed a massive $1.1 billion expansion project that included the construction of two 12-story towers. SMACNA contractor United Sheet Metal Inc. (USM), Capitol Heights, Md., used four million pounds of galvanized and stainless steel sheet metal for the HVAC systems.