Journeyman Advancement Training (JAT) Program Announced

Steamfitters Local Union 420 recently announced that they will begin the Journeyman Advanced Training Program at the Training Center in September. Orientation and registration for the JAT Program will be held at the Training Center on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at 6PM. Orientation will be held in room #205 (PSM classroom). Applicants and their requested choices will be accepted on a first come basis, although every effort will be made to accommodate all applicants and their choices. Continue reading

NFPA 70E Webinar: August 19

MCAA Webinar: Service technicians who work on units that generate 480 volts or lessor other employees who are potentially exposed to live conductors of 50 volts of electricity or more during their workday will learn safe work practices that will prevent accidents, injuries and worse during the NFPA 70E Qualified-Level Arc Flash Safety Training Webinar August 19, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Eastern time. Make sure your employees participate, if they haven’t already. Presented by the Hilgeman Group, the session covers all applicable OSHA and NFPA requirements, best practices, NFPA’s most recent changes to the 70E requirements and provides participants with real-world accident information to reinforce the training. Contact the Hilgeman Group at to register.

Harris Products Group Recalls Welding Torch Handles Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves two models of torch handles that were sold under the Lincoln Electric® and Harris Products Group® brand names. The torch handles are used in welding. They are gold in color and made out of brass. Welding torch model numbers include 18-5 and 85. Manufacture date codes include FM, GA, GB and GC. The model number and date code are stamped on the torch handle at the end closest to the flame. Continue reading

Less Than One Month Left In The NJ HVACR License Grandfathering Period

There is now less than one month to submit a license application during the “grandfathering” period for individuals currently practicing as HVACR contractors in New Jersey.

As you know, the New Jersey “State Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contracting License Law” states that “a person shall not work as a master Continue reading