Safety Resources

SDS BinderWorks – What started out as an MCAI Safety & Health Committee project in 2000 has turned into a service used by over 150 companies throughout the United States and Canada.  With SDS BinderWorks you can:

  • Reduce costs associated with (M)SDS inventory preparation and maintenance
  • Save time spent on (M)SDS program management.
  • Keep the compliance process simple and hassle-free.
  • Have both electronic inventories and hardcopy binders available.
  • Deploy your custom company (M)SDS inventory to your employees via the SDS BinderWorks Mobile App.

Note: Access to SDS BinderWorks is FREE for MCAI contractor members. It is offered as a subscription-based service to non-MCAI contractor members. Contact the MCAI office for website access credentials.

SPOT-IT!– Available exclusively to MCAI members, SPOT-IT! was developed by the MCAI to help companies manage and improve their jobsite safety performance. By collecting and tracking safety observations (both the good and the bad), SPOT-IT! provides you with the reporting tools you need to help identify safety trends within your company. And because this tool is available to all MCAI members, you can benchmark your company’s performance in relation to the overall performance of the MCAI membership. Contact the MCAI office for website access credentials.

Download the SPOT-IT! overview sheet for more information.

MCAI Training Vault – Available to MCAI members and Industry Fund Contributors, the MCAI Training Vault allows the MCAI staff, MCAI Members, Industry Fund Contributors and U.A. Locals 33 and 125 the unique ability to share worker training records via a central database. The database is accessible 24/7 from anywhere an internet connection is available. Safety training makes up a majority of the training records, but the system is also used to input, track and produce required documentation for Continuing Education (CEU) training classes associated with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board. Contact the MCAI office for website access credentials.

MCAI Construction Safety At-A-Glance Poster – This poster was created by the MCAI Safety & Health Committee and contains 8 illustrations depicting some of the most common safety issues faced by mechanical contractors on a daily basis. The poster was developed as a resource that is more readily available to all workers on the jobsite. By hanging the poster in your office, job trailer, break area, etc., the hope is that all workers on a jobsite will have the opportunity to reference the full-color poster and be continuously reminded and/or trained on the key safety points for each topic. The plastic sleeve in the center of the poster allows companies to display their weekly tool box safety talk as well, effectively making it an active safety training tool.

Price: $15 for MCAI Members, $20 for non-members. Contact the MCAI office to order.

MCAI All-In-One Compliance Poster – Looking for an easy way to meet the posting requirements for the various required Iowa and Federal Posters? Measuring 38" x 26", this poster is professionally printed and laminated and contains most everything you need in your office or on the jobsite.

Price: $10 for MCAI members, $15 for non-members. Contact the MCAI office to order.

MCAI Hazard Communication Poster – Developed in conjunction with the MSDS BinderWorks service, this poster provides workers with a quick reference on how to read an MSDS, NFPA Fire Diamond and HMIS Hazard Rating Index. The poster is laminated, allowing workers to fill in the MSDS Location box with a grease pin.

Price: $10 for MCAI members, $15 for non-members. Contact the MCAI office to order.

Vehicle Inspection Forms – This resource provides a great way for your company to standardize its vehicle and trailer inspections. The pad contains 52 carbon copy inspection forms, allowing drivers to submit the original copy of the inspection form to the office while keeping a copy stored in the vehicle for historical reference.

Price: $10 for MCAI members, $15 for non-members. Contact the MCAI office to order.

Wallet Reference Cards –Price: $0.50 for MCAI members, $1 for non-members. Contact the MCAI office to order.

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