SMACNA Hot Works Safety Program

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Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 and SMACNA Boston are working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Division (ISD) and the State Fire Marshall’s office to help certify all workers affiliated in the Sheet Metal Industry in the new required “Hot Works Certification” training.

The HOT WORKS ordinance is scheduled to go into place January 2017. All employees on the job; as well as the person that pulls the permit, must have the Hot Works Certification.

The J.A.T.C. will pay the $25 certification fee per UNION MEMBER to take the certification. If you choose to send any non-union employee, they must bring a check made payable to “NFPA” for $25. If they do not comply, they will not be allowed to take the class. SMACNA Boston will reimburse Contributing Contractor employees upon proof of payment to the NFPA.

The class size is limited to 50 participants and classes will be filled first come first serve. Class will be cancelled if less than 10 people are registered.

Register online today at www.lu17jatc.org or complete this Registration Form or call Local 17 J.A.T.C. at 617-298-0850.  Advanced registration is required.

SMACNA Hot Works Safety Program

Local 17 logoSMACNA Logo for Eps

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 and SMACNA Boston are working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Division (ISD) and the State Fire Marshall’s office to help certify all workers affiliated in the Sheet Metal Industry in the new required “Hot Works Certification” training.

The HOT WORKS ordinance is scheduled to go into place January 2017. All employees on the job; as well as the person that pulls the permit, must have the Hot Works Certification.

The J.A.T.C. will pay the $25 certification fee per UNION MEMBER to take the certification. If you choose to send any non-union employee, they must bring a check made payable to “NFPA” for $25. If they do not comply, they will not be allowed to take the class. SMACNA Boston will reimburse Contributing Contractor employees upon proof of payment to the NFPA.

The class size is limited to 50 participants and classes will be filled first come first serve. Class will be cancelled if less than 10 people are registered.

Register online today at www.lu17jatc.org or complete this Registration Form or call Local 17 J.A.T.C. at 617-298-0850.  Advanced registration is required.

SMACNA Hot Works Safety Program

Local 17 logoSMACNA Logo for Eps

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 and SMACNA Boston are working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Division (ISD) and the State Fire Marshall’s office to help certify all workers affiliated in the Sheet Metal Industry in the new required “Hot Works Certification” training.

The HOT WORKS ordinance is scheduled to go into place January 2017. All employees on the job; as well as the person that pulls the permit, must have the Hot Works Certification.

The J.A.T.C. will pay the $25 certification fee per UNION MEMBER to take the certification. If you choose to send any non-union employee, they must bring a check made payable to “NFPA” for $25. If they do not comply, they will not be allowed to take the class. SMACNA Boston will reimburse Contributing Contractor employees upon proof of payment to the NFPA.

The class size is limited to 50 participants and classes will be filled first come first serve. Class will be cancelled if less than 10 people are registered.

Register online today at www.lu17jatc.org or complete this Registration Form or call Local 17 J.A.T.C. at 617-298-0850.  Advanced registration is required.

SMACNA Hot Works Safety Program

Local 17 logoSMACNA Logo for Eps

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 and SMACNA Boston are working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Division (ISD) and the State Fire Marshall’s office to help certify all workers affiliated in the Sheet Metal Industry in the new required “Hot Works Certification” training.

The HOT WORKS ordinance is scheduled to go into place January 2017. All employees on the job; as well as the person that pulls the permit, must have the Hot Works Certification.

The J.A.T.C. will pay the $25 certification fee per UNION MEMBER to take the certification. If you choose to send any non-union employee, they must bring a check made payable to “NFPA” for $25. If they do not comply, they will not be allowed to take the class. SMACNA Boston will reimburse Contributing Contractor employees upon proof of payment to the NFPA.

The class size is limited to 50 participants and classes will be filled first come first serve. Class will be cancelled if less than 10 people are registered.

Register online today at www.lu17jatc.org or complete this Registration Form or call Local 17 J.A.T.C. at 617-298-0850.  Advanced registration is required.

Sheet Metal – Boston Hot Work Safety Program

Local 17 logoSMACNA Logo for Eps

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 and SMACNA Boston are working with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Boston Fire Department, the Inspectional Services Division (ISD) and the State Fire Marshall’s office to help certify all workers affiliated in the Sheet Metal Industry in the new required “Hot Works Certification” training.

The HOT WORKS ordinance is scheduled to go into place January 2017. All employees on the job; as well as the person that pulls the permit, must have the Hot Works Certification.

Local 17 has 9 instructors that received the Hot Works Instructor Certification; Michael Burke, Michael Burns, Paul Daley, Daniel Flynn, Michael Gallant, Brian Harrington, Marc LaMonica, Barry Ryan and William Walsh. With these instructors we believe we will have no problem making sure all Local 17 members are certified in Hot Works by December 31, 2016.  The apprentices will receive this certification during their next scheduled class; starting next week with the current 4th years.

The J.A.T.C. will pay the $25 certification fee per UNION MEMBER to take the certification. If you choose to send any non-union employee, they must bring a check made payable to “NFPA” for $25. If they do not comply, they will not be allowed to take the class. SMACNA Boston will reimburse Contributing Contractor employees upon proof of payment to the NFPA.

All classes will take place at Local 17 J.A.T.C, 1181 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA.   The following dates and times will be available for your employees to sign up to take the class:

  • January 3rd, Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Registrations due by December 30th
  • January 4th, Wednesday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm – Registrations due by January 1st
  • January 4th, Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Registrations due by January 1st
  • January 5th, Thursday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Registrations due by January 3rd

The class size is limited to 50 participants and classes will be filled first come first serve. Class will be cancelled if less than 10 people are registered.

Register online today at www.lu17jatc.org or complete this Registration Form or call Local 17 J.A.T.C. at 617-298-0850.  Advanced registration is required.

Tom Gunning and Roy Ricci Honored

In late October, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) held their 73rd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.  Over 30 people from SMACNA-Boston chapter attended the event.

SMACNA Boston is an affiliate of the BTEA and shares the leadership of our Executive Director Tom Gunning. Tom has been very active in SMACNA National for decades and was honored at the latest convention by being inducted into SMACNA’s College of Fellows.

Tom was one of 6 individuals being inducted to the College this year in a process that requires a nomination from your peers. Tom’s family traveled to Arizona to see him receive the award and was joined onstage by his wife.

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Pictured above, Tom and his wife Rose with 3 of their children: Grace, Kristen and Brian

In addition, Roy Ricci of McCusker-Gill Inc., was honored for his years of service on the SMACNA National Board of Directors.  As well as making an impact nationally, Roy is an active member of SMACNA Boston and the BTEA.

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Pictured above, Roy Ricci and outgoing SMACNA president, Guy Gast

Please join us in congratulating Tom and Roy and thanking them for their dedicated service to our industry and members both locally and nationally.