18 - 20
January 2022
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club, Lake Buena Vista, FL

We can't wait to go ALL IN in 2022!

This conference brings together hundreds of occupational safety and health professionals, MCAA local affiliate executives, United Association safety instructors, principals, owners, and others who have safety and health responsibility.

Additionally, this conference is open to our partners at NECA, TAUC, and SMACNA to attend and participate in. Over the three days you will hear from subject matter experts on safety, health, risk management, legal, and other topics. Also , Captain Richard Phillips will be presenting on the Hijacking of the Maersk Alabama.

Nominations for the MCAA & MILWAUKEE TOOL 2021 Safety Professional of the Year

MCAA is now accepting applications for the 2021 MCAA & MILWAUKEE TOOL Safety Professional of the Year award. The award is presented annually to a mechanical industry safety and health professional who has led his or her company to achieving an exceptionally high degree of safety excellence. The award winner for 2021 will be announced during MCAA’s 2022 Safety Directors’ Conference. This year the winner will also be invited to the MCAA22 convention in San Diego, CA in March to receive the award on stage during the Awards of Excellence Breakfast. Airfare, lodging and registration will all be complimentary.


To nominate someone from your company, or from another company, to become the 2021 MCAA & MILWAUKEE TOOL Safety Professional of the Year, please complete the nomination form and e-mail it to MCAA’s Executive Director of Safety, Health, and Risk Management, Raffi Elchemmas, at by close of business on December 13, 2021.

Nomination Form

Again this year, MCAA’s Safety Directors' Conference may be the most valuable tool around for MCAA and UA safety professionals. By networking with and learning with your mechanical industry colleagues, you can deliver on the words we all live by, "All In".

You will see from our program that this year's conference again provides great speakers, industry-specific education on important emerging safety issues, and exhibitors to share their latest products and safety technologies. Pre- and post-conference sessions are available to allow you to obtain or renew your safety credentials. This conference has become a "can't miss" event for safety professionals who need to stay current with a changing environment.

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Registration is $795 for members, additional non-conference guests are $145 each.

For the pre and post-conference workshops, please note the December 29 deadline.

For questions about registration, hotel accommodations, or if you need a pdf registration form, please see the contacts. below.

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Event Contacts

Have questions about the conference? Contact Megan Walsh at (301) 990-2209 or via email at

For questions about registration and hotel accommodations, and if you need a pdf registration form, please contact Sobeida Orantes at (301) 990-2207 or via email at

Partners in Safety MCAA and the United Association

MCAA and the United Association (UA) have a very effective cooperative partnership in mechanical industry safety and health. For the past several years the UA has participated in MCAA’s annual Safety Directors’ Conference bringing the mechanical industry workers’ perspective to the table. Likewise, MCAA has participated in the UA Instructor Training program making presentations on various important safety and health topics. The partnership continues to grow stronger each year, further enhancing the safety and health of our fitters, plumbers, service technicians and fabrication shop workers.


MCAA Thanks Our Sponsors



CNA has been a MCAA partner in safety since the late 1990s. The organization has been a long-time sponsor of MCAA’s annual Safety Directors’ Conference, participates on MCAA’s Safety and Health Committee, leads the MCAA/CNA Safety Excellence Awards Selection Taskforce, and shares numerous safety and health resources with MCAA members, including webinars and informational articles. MCAA is very grateful for the partnership, and thanks CNA for its loyal support.

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MILWAUKEE TOOL is a long-time MCAA partner and recently expanded the partnership to include occupational safety and health. The power tool design and manufacturing company participated in the production of MCAA’s 2017 safety training video Musculoskeletal Wellness for Mechanical Construction Workers, has presented several times at MCAA’s annual Safety Directors’ Conference, and at MCAA’s 2019 Convention in Phoenix presented, for the first time ever, the Milwaukee Tool Mechanical Industry Safety Professional of the Year award. MCAA thanks MILWAUKEE TOOL for its continuing support and looks forward to the growing partnership in safety and health.