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OSHA Announces SAFE Collaboration for Safe + Sound Week; Shares Online Resources
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Safety Alliance (SAFE) (henceforth "OSHA and SAFE") recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safety and health practices and programs to improve American workplaces.
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OSHA Safe + Sound Week Gives NECA Members Opportunity to Review Safety Programs and Policies
In recognition of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual Safe + Sound Week campaign, NECA reminds it's members that now is a great time to review safety programs and policies.
National Electrical Contractors Association Recognizes 17 Outstanding Projects in Third Year of NECA Project Excellence Awards
Seventeen exceptional contractors from around the United States have been named winners of the prestigious NECA 2019 Project Excellence Awards.
OSHA Holds Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) Meeting
OSHA held its first ACCSH committee meeting in over two years...
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PG&E Releases Platform Inspection ALERT; Immediate Action Required
An internal evaluation of temporary pole-mounted work platforms is currently being conducted for potential issue with a metal link used on these platforms.

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NECA Unveils Unnecessary Risks Jobsite Poster for Member Use in Advance of Safe + Sound Week
NECA has created “Don’t Take Unnecessary Risks” the first in a series of jobsite safety posters for NECA member-contractors to print and utilize in their offices and on the job.
OSHA Safe + Sound Week is Aug. 12-18
Take time to recognize your company’s successes and efforts to be safe and sound at work during this week.
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3M Issues Stop Use and Product Recall of Personal Fall Protection System, Rope Grab
3M Fall Protection has announced an immediate stop use and recall of several products, as outlined in letters to distributors dated July 25.
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St. Louis Electrical Connection Teams Up with Soccer Club for 'Christmas in July' Holiday Fundraiser
Members of the St. Louis Chapter, NECA have been doing their part to support the law community over the years.
NECA Labor Relations Update: 7/30/19
The joint IBEW-NECA 2020 Employee Benefits Conference dates have been announced + If you haven't reviewed the 2018 Edition of "A Survey of Electrical Worker Pension Plans,” here's the inside scoop.
DOL Approves Revised National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards for electrical training ALLIANCE
The electrical training ALLIANCE (ETA) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor for its new Revised National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards.
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NECA Welcomes VP Pence and Ivanka Trump at Miller Electric
Today, NECA and Miller Electric will meet with Vice President Mike Pence; Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President; and John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration.

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The Answer is Blowing in the Wind
It’s not just in the lyrics of the classic Bob Dylan song. Maine, Virginia and New Jersey will soon be joined by New York in accelerating the East Coast market for offshore wind energy, literally finding answers for their renewable energy needs “blowing in the wind”.
Construction Officials to Host Vice President Pence at Jacksonville Electrical Contracting Company
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) David Long and association President Larry Beltramo issued the following statement announcing the visit of Vice President Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, and John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, to NECA-member company, Miller Electric Company
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NECA Member Romanoff Electric Recognized as VPP Star Company with OSHA
NECA member-contractor Romanoff Electric has been recognized as a star worksite by the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) of the OSHA.
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There's Still Time! Register to Attend NECA 2019 Las Vegas Before it's Too Late
NECA 2019 Las Vegas is less than two months away, but there’s still time to register!
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Rosendin Electric/Redwood Electric Group Joint Venture // Project: Apple Park
Photo Gallery of Submissions for 2019 NECA Project Excellence Awards Posted Online
The photo gallery featuring submissions for the 2019 NECA Project Excellence Awards is now online and can be viewed at ProjectExcellenceAwards.com
OSHA Safe + Sound Week to be Held Aug. 12-18
Safe + Sound is a year-round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program.
ELECTRI Announces Safety as Top Priority for Addressing Opioid Crisis; Releases New Research Report
ELECTRI International is taking a close look at the opioid crisis facing the construction industry.

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