NIA Informs
COVID-19 and related information for the insulation industry.
NIA's Fall Summit Will Be Virtual!

Ensuring safety and connecting with our members are top priorities for NIA! We invite you to join us for NIA's Virtual Fall Summit taking place online Nov. 3-6. The schedule has been updated and NIA looks forward to welcoming our members for education sessions, committee business and discussions, and networking. Now you can Educate, Engage, and Elevate virtually with your NIA colleagues from the comfort of your office, while saving on travel expenses and staying safe. Register by Oct. 8 for the lowest rate and receive a fun event goodie bag!

California’s Changing COVID-19 Restrictions, Rules, and Notifications

The California legislature has passed AB 685, which would require employers to provide an extensive list of specific notices to employees and others if a worker is exposed to COVID-19. The bill would also authorize Cal/OSHA to close facilities if they are an “imminent hazard” to employees because of the virus. The bill is expected to be signed by the Governor into law. Click here to read more.
Training during COVID-19
Registration closes this Friday, Sept. 18, for the last course in 2020!
Introduction to Mechanical Insulation
The 2-day intro-only online course is excellent training for new employees to educate them about the mechanical insulation industry and products. Give your remote workers a new understanding of the industry in just 2 days online, Sept. 30–Oct. 1.

Certification Level Course
If you are interested in earning almost 30 PDHs & becoming a Certified Insulation Inspector, the interactive class will continue with Part 2 on Oct. 6–7. This course will educate participants on how to inspect and verify that the materials and the insulation system have been installed in accordance with the mechanical insulation specifications.

Watch the Top Trending Webinars for Free! 

Since March, NIA has hosted almost 20 free webinars reaching nearly 3,000 viewers! These webinars are recorded for your team to watch at their convenience. Here are the trending webinars:

Interested in Sponsoring a COVID-19 Response Webinar?  
We offer a variety of options! Contact
Extended for NIA Member Companies: A Free Call with Legal Counsel

Now through Sept. 30
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.
Stay Safe with Virtual or Private Hosted Training Courses from NIA

Choose from NIA's Introduction to Mechanical Insulation Course (2-day course) or the full Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification Course (4-day course). Both training courses can be held virtually or at the location of your choice and you can invite your employees, members, and guests.

Contact for pricing and more information. Discounted pricing is available to NIA members, Gold-Elite Foundation contributors, and engineers. Click here to download a flyer with more information about the benefits of hosting a course.
New Avenues to Connect during COVID-19

In this time of physical distancing, are you looking for new ways to promote your brand? NIA is now offering the opportunity to provide branded items (notebooks, pens, hand sanitizer, etc.) to individuals taking NIA's Thermal Insulation Inspector Certification course. This includes online and in-person courses! For more information and pricing details, please contact
NIA Informs Archive

NIA Informs newsletter provides updates to help your business find resources to recover faster during COVID-19. Looking for something you read in NIA Informs? Find past issues on NIA's COVID-19 web page.

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