NIA Informs
COVID-19 and related information for the insulation industry. Click here to read the latest online.
Happy 4th of July
NIA wishes everyone a safe 4th of July weekend!

NIA will be closed on Friday, July 3, in recognition of Independence Day. Also, next week, NIA will not be hosting a webinar but will resume in future weeks. See above for more details on upcoming and archived webinars. Check often for our newest webinar topics.
Congress Votes to Extend Paycheck Protection Program to August 8
The Senate acted by unanimous consent to extend the Tuesday midnight deadline for when the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) can accept applications for forgivable loans for an additional 5 weeks. It came as the program was poised to shut down to new users with more than $130 billion left untapped. On Wednesday evening, the House passed its extension, also unanimously. It now needs to be signed by the President. Click here to read more.
Main Street Lending Program off to Slow Start
Federal Reserve officials say only 200 banks have signed up to participate since the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) began 2 weeks ago, a mere 4% of the nation’s roughly 5,000 lenders. None have made any loans yet. Click here to read more.
OSHA Resources to Prevent Summer Heat Exposure
Most outdoor fatalities, 50% to 70%, occur in the first few days of working in warm or hot environments because the body needs to build a tolerance to the heat gradually over time. OSHA’s Occupational Heat Exposure web page explains the symptoms of indoor and outdoor heat illness, first aid measures to provide while waiting for help, proactive engineering controls and work practices to reduce workers’ exposure to heat, and training.

Resource: One Free Call with Legal Counsel
For NIA Member Companies on Any Safety Topic
Now through August 31
In the spirit of aiding all of our members during this critical time, NIA Legal Counsel Gary Auman of Auman, Mahan & Furry has offered to respond to 1 safety matter question, per NIA member company, via telephone call or email. Thank you, Gary, for your generosity and your safety expertise.

Contact Auman, Mahan & Furry at 937-223-6003.
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