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Stop the Bleeding…

Stop the Bleeding…

MCA-KC, NECA-KC, and SMACNA-KC jointly invite their member contractors
to a free one-hour safety session on the topic of:
“What Every Contractor Should Know about the Growing Costs of Jobsite Injuries and How to Better Control Those Costs”

Thursday, August 9, 2012
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
(Continental Breakfast)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
(Presentation & Panel Discussion)

Overland Park Marriott Hotel
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

RSVP to Cathy Paulson at

What You Will Learn…
This free one-hour session is targeted to mechanical, electrical, and sheet metal contractors – owners, principals, project managers, safety coordinators, and anyone else involved in the safety & claims related process – in an effort to provide them with an overview of how best to deal with expensive work comp claims handling, coordination, and culture, and ultimately saving their company time and money in claims related costs.

This session is presented by a panel of experts that includes members of the Joint Safety Committee composed of contractors from MCA-KC, NECA-KC, and SMACNA-KC, as well as representatives from Lockton Insurance Company.

This event is free to all MCA-KC, SMACNA-KC, and NECA-KC contractors and is open to all employees within your organizations who wish to learn how to help reduce your company’s costs related to safety issues. The session is designed to allow all contractors of all sizes – small, mid-sized, and large – to network with each other and share information regarding safety best practices.

What Every Contractor Should Know about Foreman Certification Training to More Effectively Communicate with Field Leadership

All Contractors Signatory to either Local 8 or Local 533 are invited to a free two-hour morning session that will provide an overview of the Foreman Certification Training material given to every Local 8 and Local 533 5th Year Apprentice, as well as any current journey workers who want to further their education in jobsite leadership. The purpose of this session is to help our contractors (specifically Project Manager level and above) better understand and communicate more consistently and effectively with the field leadership and become a stronger contracting community.
All attendees will receive a copy of the Training Manual.

Thursday, July 26, 2012
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. (Continental Breakfast)
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (Presentation)

Overland Park Sheraton
6100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66211

RSVP to Cathy Paulson at; or phone: 913-948-9200

About the Program and Presenters…
This session will be presented by the MCA-KC instructors who teach this course to the fifth-year apprentices for both Local 8 & Local 533:

  • Brent Hawley – MMC Contractors, Vice President, Construction Field Operations
  • Rob Marriott – U.S. Engineering, Associate Vice President, Field Operations
  • Paul Smith – P1 Group, Vice President

Every attendee will receive the official Training Manual, along with the “DiSC Personality Profile” test that is given to the students in the class. The instructors will provide a very brief overview of each of the chapters included in the course:

  1. UA Standard for Excellence
  2. What is a Foreman
  3. Market Share, Labor Union Demographics, and Cost of a Labor Hour
  4. Changing Old Ideas/Metrics of a Healthy Union
  5. Leadership and Motivation
  6. Integrity
  7. Image, Behavior, and Professionalism
  8. Relationships
  9. Disputes, Conflicts, and Negotiation
  10. Discipline
  11. Communication
  12. Planning and Scheduling
  13. Fabrication
  14. Documentation and Recordkeeping
  15. Material Handling and Site Planning
  16. Safety
  17. Subcontractors and Suppliers
  18. Job Cost Control and Labor Tracking
  19. Change Orders
  20. Close-Out
  21. Productivity

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