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Almost 200,000 jobsites neglected to file their 2016 annual injury and illness log summaries by Dec. 31, breaking compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new electronic record-keeping rule, according to Bloomberg Environment. OSHA had anticipated 350,000 worksites to file, but only 153,653 did, in addition to nearly 61,000 worksites that were not required to file electronically but did so.
 
 
   
China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday. China has requested 60 days of consultations with the United States on the steel and aluminum dispute, according to the WTO. If that fails, the next step could be for Beijing to request a ruling from a panel of trade experts.
 
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Next year's METALfab, which will be located in Indianapolis, Indiana, will feature the top-notch education, technology, and the amazing networking you expect. New in 2019 is the addition of the International Door Association (IDA). With NOMMA and AFA, this means a total of three association shows in one place. When you register for METALfab and include education, that means you can attend education sessions from all three associations! If these dates fall during Spring Break for your children, we’ll have plenty of suggested activities for your family, so bring them along!
 
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NOMMA News & Events

Next Roundtable Discussion
Topic: Stayed tuned for more information
Date: Wednesday, May 9
Time: 3:00 p.m. (EST)

NOMMA Board Meeting 
When: June 21-22
Where: Indianapolis, IN
*Additional details to come!

Octoberfest 2018
Host: Robert Thomas Iron Designs
When: October 5-6
Where: Charleston, SC
*Additional details to come!

 
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Featured Top Job Contest Winners

Category O: Unusual Ornamental Fabrication

Featured Gold Winner: Magnum Companies, Phoenix, Arizona
 
Description of project: Alliance Bank features decorative metal cladding, exterior and interior aluminum veil walls. This project also consisted of hot rolled steel, aluminum plate with custom clear coat system specific for this project. All veil walls were fabricated in the shop, with fixed finish. The install consists of aluminum panels with epoxy only and no fasteners.
 
Hours: approximately 4,023 
 
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Tips & Tricks
 
   
There is a serious new problem in the workplace, and it has nothing to do with downsizing, global competition, pointy-haired bosses, stress or greed. Instead, it is the problem of distinct generations — the Veterans, the Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y — working together and often colliding as their paths cross. Individuals with different values, different ideas, different ways of getting things done and different ways of communicating in the workplace have always existed. So, why is this becoming a problem now?
 
 
   
While we all love summer, it isn’t without its challenges for workers. Each year, thousands of North American employees suffer severe heat-related illnesses. Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) reported that heat and its related workplace problems kills over thirty American workers annually. Heat related dangers include heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Hot weather can raise body temperatures to dangerously high levels—especially in labor-intensive activities where direct exposure to the sun occurs. OSHA recommends the following tips for keeping cool on the job in the summer:
 
 

 

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