COVID-19 Resources

 

Our Statement of Commitment

MCABC is committed to the health and safety of our members and the mechanical contracting industry. This COVID-19 Resource page will continue to be updated as we learn about new tools, resources, and updates to support you and your business as you navigate the challenges with this outbreak. We will also continue to provide members with communications in the coming days and weeks to keep you updated.

MCABC has been and will continue to operate from a remote environment, with staff each working from home. We are fully operational, to reach us please email staff@mcabc.org, call our office line: 604-205-5058, or you may reach MCABC CEO, Kim Barbero directly on her cell phone: 604-351-0375.

Setting up a 2020 Flu Shot Clinic for your Workplace

Call Blue Cross or TMVC today as time slots are filling quickly!

Before calling to arrange a clinic, consider these important factors:

  • Choose the date or range of dates best suited to your business to hold the flu clinic.
  • Designate a location within your facilities or elsewhere to conduct the clinic.
  • Determine the approximate number employees that are expected to get vaccinated.

Please note:
Blue Cross and TMVC will provide COVID-19 safety rules to follow.

Contact Details

  1. Blue Cross
    Contact: Caitlin Grisack, Program Manager, Health & Wellness Solutions
    T: 604-419-2053
    E: cgrisack@pac.bluecross.ca
    Note: The minimum group size is 16.
  2. Travel Medicine & Vaccination Centre (TMVC)
    T: 1-888-288-8682
    E: flu@tmvc.com
    Note: The minimum group size is 10.

Events & Education

The MCABC Business Conference, which was originally scheduled for May 2020, has been postponed. New dates have been confirmed with the River Rock Casino Resort for May 27 & 28, 2021.

We are re-organizing our in-class education schedule and working to offer more online; in the meantime, there are several online courses available to members which can be taken from the safety of your remote work spaces.

Collaboration

MCABC CEO Kim Barbero is collaborating closely with key industry stakeholders. We are stronger when we work together and are committed to keeping our membership and industry safe.


Quick Links

The following list of quick links is meant to capture key information of relevance to mechanical contractors in BC. It is not a comprehensive list of all resources available.

Government Resources

Mechanical Contracting Industry Resources

COVID-19 Resources from Other Associations & Organizations

BC Construction Association | BC Construction Safety Alliance | Canadian Chamber of Commerce | Canadian Construction Association | Independent Contractors and Business Association of BC | UA Local 170 | UA Local 516 | Vancouver Board of Trade | WorkSafeBC

Tools for Remote Work

  • Microsoft Teams: A remote communication tool for video and audio conferencing
  • Google Hangouts: A remote communication tool with video and phone conferencing
  • Zoom: A video and audio communications tool
  • Slack: A project management and communication tool for teams
  • Asana: A project management tool for teams
  • Trello: A list making and project management tool