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National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) Call for Public Review
NECA is reaching out for participants and reviewers in underrepresented interest groups for the National Electrical Installation Standards (NEiS) development process.
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ESFI Wants You to Celebrate Safely this Holiday Season
Tis the season – to celebrate safely! To help make sure your holidays don’t go from merry to scary, remember these Twelve Holiday Safety Tips.
NECA's Giamberardino Recognized as One of the Hill's 2018 Top Lobbyists
According to The Hill, Giamberardino ranks among “the most distinguished and accomplished professionals from the influence world who are on the front lines of the nation’s most consequential political and policy battles.”
NECA Legislative Top Three 12/14/18: Stoking Shutdown Suspicions
This week in NECA Government Affairs.
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2019 Tech Trends for Electrical Construction
2019’s technology growth will have an industry-changing impact on the work and growth of the electrical contracting business.
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NECA Now Registration Opens
NECA Now 2019 is your place to hear dynamic speakers and subject matter experts, attend relevant educational opportunities and participate in valuable networking events.
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Save the Date for the NECA 2019 Safety Professionals Conference
Registration opens in January. Check out the official conference websiteNECASafetyConference.com for schedule and speaker updates in the coming weeks!
Apprentice With Valuable Skills Steps Up During Emergency in Washington
Apprentice Dominic Davidson showed off valuable first aid skills during a local emergency situation in Washington state.
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NECA Contractor Alcan Electric Works with Alaska School District After 7.0 Earthquake
The recent 7.0 earthquake in Alaska has prompted many electrical contractors to come together for the good of their community.
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NECA Premier Partner Federated Insurance Presents Free Drive S.A.F.E.R Webinar
Discover how Speed, Attention, Fatigue, and Emotion can be managed effectively so company drivers can return home safely to their loved ones.
OSHA Policy Change: Expiration of OSHA 500 and 502 Cards
OSHA's directorate of training and education have alerted trainers of recent changes regarding OSHA 500 series and ET&D 10 & 20 hour course cards.
NECA Strongly Supports Rep. Peters Bill to Increase Transparency of Government Contracts
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced a bill to help ensure that the federal government gets what it pays for on federal construction contracts.
NECA Premier Partner Graybar Presents Free Decoding the UL Standards and Code Requirements for Healthcare Webinar
Learn about the recent UL and Code requirements necessary for healthcare outlet assemblies in this upcoming webinar.
BLS Data Suggests Electrical Construction Is Getting Safer
According to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released last month, electrical construction is a safe industry, especially when compared to the construction industry as a whole.
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Carbon Monoxide Detection Safety Reminder
CO alarms are vital in protecting your family from this colorless and odorless gas that is often referred to as the “invisible killer.”
Helpful Tips for a Fire-Safe Holiday Season
The staff at NECA knows that winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips from the National Fire Protection Association will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.
Labor Relations Update: Calling all Career Seekers!
With the growing awareness amongst parents and school leaders of skyrocketing costs of college (and unrivaled debt), the tough job market upon graduation, and the real opportunities a career in the trades presents, now is the time to get in front of local schools to sell our message. Career days are a perfect opportunity to do just that.
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The NECA/IBEW Powering America Team Works on State of the Art Hospital in Tucson
The latest ElectricTV highlights a new facility, the Banner University Medical Center, set to open in Tucson, Arizona with work completed by the NECA-IBEW Powering America team.
IBEW International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill Passes
NECA CEO John M. Grau released the following statement in response to the passing of International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill
New CPU Manufacturing Process Could Save Data Centers Millions
Researchers at Birmingham University in New York recently announced a new technique in the manufacturing of microprocessors that will dramatically improve the cooling of computers, resulting in greater energy efficiency, as well as reduced costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

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