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Quad Cities Chapter's Relationship with IBEW Prospers
The relationship between the National Electrical Contractors Association’s chapter in the Quad Cities and its labor counterpart continues to grow, and their connection was recently highlighted by local media.
U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction.
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Girl Scouts in Jacksonville Introduced to Electrical Industry
An engaged group of young women in the Jacksonville area recently spent a day learning about the electrical trade.
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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 its 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”.

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