News From MCAA

Words: Dan Kamys

News From MCAA

New Safety Products Available
The MCAA has added more than 12 new safety products to the MCAA Virtual University that are now available for purchase. New products being offered include:

  • Construction Safety Trainer Kit ($425)
    This kit is an essential tool for training employees on how to maintain a safe and secure workplace. This kit makes it simple to stay on top of OSHA Construction-related issues, and it is a perfect resource for the basis of the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour safety-training courses. This kit includes OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry, What Every Supervisor Must Know About OSHA – Construction, and CCH Safety Trainer’s Kit CD.
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician ($249)
    This consists of more than 900 questions, answers and explanations for subject matter, including Program Management with eight subtopics; Worksite Auditing with three subtopics; Training with four subtopics; and Professional Responsibility with three subtopics.
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach Study Guide ($39.99)
    This new, 75-page Study Guide will ensure you are ready to take the final exam to receive your OSHA DOL Card. The Study Guide will assist you throughout the online course and can also be used as a future reference manual. The OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training Program is also available through the MCAA Web site (www.masoncontractors.org).
  • OSHA Standards for Construction ($39.95)
    This book contains the occupational safety and health standards for the construction industry issued by OSHA, effective December 2006. This is not an official OSHA publication; however, it reproduces the full text of regulations contained in the official OSHA government version at Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926.
  • Pocket Digest of OSHA Construction Standards ($19.95)
    The CCH Pocket Digest of OSHA Standards takes the most commonly cited OSHA -1926 Standards for the Construction Industry and puts them in an easy-to-read language with topics listed in alphabetical order.

View the full list of the new safety products online at www.masoncontractors.org, or visit the MCAA Bookstore at http://store.masoncontractors.org to view all products offered by the MCAA.


New Online Education Courses Available
The MCAA has added four new courses to its online education catalog. Each course is self-paced and can be accessed by you or your entire team 24/7. The new courses include:

Brick: Efflorescence, Stains and Cleaning
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 1.5

Brick: Properties, Shapes and Sizes
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 3

Brick: Veneer Wall Systems
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 1.5

Fall Arrest Systems
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 24

Each course is eligible for Certification credit. A full list of online courses offered by the MCAA can be found in the Virtual University at www.masoncontractors.org/onlinetraining. To learn more about
Certification, please visit http://certification.masoncontractors.org.


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