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NECA Member Gives Perspective of Small Business at Congressional Hearing on Infrastructure
Bob Dagostino, President and CEO of Pittsburgh-based Dagostino Electronic Services, Inc., offered his expertise on behalf of NECA for the Committee on Small Business hearing. Approximately 85 percent of NECA members are small businesses.
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NCFLS, NFPA Announce World's First Public Fire and Life Safety Facility
The facility will be located on a 25-acre tract of land in Pelham, about 20 miles south of Birmingham, just off of Interstate 65. It will combine public education with state-of-the-art technology designed to teach critical lessons in fire and life safety to all visitors.
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NECA Member Set to Testify Before House Committee on Small Business Today
A member of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is set to testify before Congress today during a hearing on infrastructure and small business.
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With the continuing labor shortage and new worker classifications, many NECA contractors are spending more time in the recruiting/interviewing role than ever before...
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NECA Releases 2018 Significant Changes to NFPA 70E Guide
The co-authored 2018 Significant Changes to NFPA 70E (Index #5015-18) and the digital resource kit (5015-18RK) are now available for purchase at NECAStore.com
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NECA Releases Vision 2020 Final Report
The report identifies upcoming opportunities and challenges critical to the association’s success and establishes a roadmap to position NECA to best serve and support their members’ future success.
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 4/20/18
Dave Singleton from Singleton Electric participated on behalf of NECA in an industry panel aimed at educating employees of the General Services Administration who deal directly ...
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NFPA Veteran Mark W. Earley Recognized for Service to Electrical Industry
National Electrical Contractors Association, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the electrical training ALLIANCE formally recognize Mark W. Earley, NFPA, for his decades of outstanding service to the electrical industry.
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Special Message from NECA President David Long: National Lineman Appreciation Day
As the president of the NECA I would like to say thank you to the thousands of highly trained, skilled, and dedicated linemen employed by our member line contractors.
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It's National Lineman Appreciation Day!
National Lineman Appreciation Day is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us every day. It's our honor to celebrate the hard work, innovation, and dedication of Electrical Lineworkers. #thankalineman
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Upcoming Free Webinars
FREE webinars for NECA Members! Topics include: Service in Electrical Construction, Recent Safety Changes and Driving S.A.F.E. Register Today!
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It’s Not Your Father’s Lighting Maintenance Anymore…but Who’s Going to Do It?
A panel of three experts discussed recruitment and training issues at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum. Watch and listen to the panel free of charge.
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ESFI Warns Water and Electricity Don’t Mix; How to Prevent Electric Shock Drowning
Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) severely injures and kills people every year. ESD occurs when faulty wiring sends electric current into water, which passes through the body and causes paralysis, which could ultimately result in downing.
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HUD Awards $28 billion to Help Hard-Hit Areas Recover from Major Disasters
In a recent announcement, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that they planned to award $28 billion in funds to assist areas hit by recent major disasters across the United States.
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NECA to Host Webinar on April 25 to Discuss Recent Safety Changes
NECA is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 25 at 1pm EDT to review NECA's safety publications and digital programs that have been updated to reflect NFPA 70E changes and recent OSHA regulations.
Federated Insurance Presents Free Webinar to Recognize Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Federated will share resources for practices and procedures as they pertain to both employer and employee responsibility, and introduce new in-cab technology options to monitor ...
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NECA Legislative Top Three: 4/13/18
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that he would retire from the House of Representatives at the end of his term ... See NECA's take on this and more in this week's Legislative Update
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NECA + IBEW Proudly Display Groundbreaking Net Zero Energy Building in Silicon Valley
An innovative Net Zero Energy building retrofit recently performed by NECA Contractor, Pacific Ridge Electric, has turned IBEW Local 332’s Union Hall into the newest landmark in Northern California.
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Perfecting Construction Management with Robotics and AI
The construction industry has a well-documented productivity problem. It is estimated that over the next 40 years, automation will displace nearly 3 million construction workers. But, worker safety will also increase due to technological advances and automation in construction.
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What’s a (Line) College Graduate To Do?
Apply to an Outside Area-Wide Apprenticeship Program and start a new career. The IBEW and NECA have agreed upon a new worker classification to be called the Construction Pre-Apprentice Lineman (CPAL).
Study Finds States Fail to Adopt Latest NEC, and It May Have Serious Consequences
Besides loss of property and life, there are other negative consequences to the failure of states and other jurisdictions to adopt the latest NEC, according to Michael Johnston, "What drives this is the Insurance Services Organization, which rates jurisdictions on whether they use the latest edition of the NEC or not"
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NECA Releases On-Demand Education Course Designed to Help Contractors Develop a Baseline Schedule
The Baseline Schedule, an on-demand online course to assist new electrical project managers with undertaking this task is now available in the NECA Learning Center.
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Celebrate Electrical Safety Month with NECA
Join NECA in celebrating Electrical Safety Month by attending the electrical industry’s premier safety conference for 2018
NECA Publishes Overview of the FY 2018 Omnibus
This NECA-developed document provides member-contractors with an overview of the bill and summarizes pertinent information.

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