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New Requirements for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) Go into Effect Today
Starting December 10, employers, owners and operators will be required to comply with ANSI’s new A92 standards for mobile elevated work platforms.
Overview of Technology Based Safety Resources for Members and the Construction Industry
Learn more about NECA's safety apps and other notable industry applications that are designed to keep your business in compliance and your workers safe.
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Training Card Changes Announced for 20-hour Construction Supervisor Leadership Skills Trainers
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that 20-hour Construction Supervisor Leadership Skills course trainers will be required to transition from paper student course completion cards to durable plastic cards effective January 1, 2020.
NECA Urges Congress to Pass Appropriations Bills Before Deadline
NECA, along with other members of the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC), sent a letter on December 3 urging Congress to pass the Appropriations Bill.
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OSHA Issues Enforcement Policy; Crane Operator Certifications from Crane Institute Certification No Longer Recognized
OSHA has issued an enforcement policy for crane operator certifications issued by CIC, requiring operators engaged in construction activity to be certified by an entity accredited by a nationally recognized agency. CIC no longer holds accreditation.
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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Announces Clearinghouse Employer Requirements; Opens Implementation Registration
FMCSA's new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse online database registration has launched. Mandatory use of the FMCSA Clearinghouse will begin on January 6, 2020.
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OSHA 2020: What's in Store for Next Year Webinar Presentation and Recording Now Available
On Tuesday, December 3, NECA subject matter expert Wes Wheeler, Director of Safety, NECA, presented on OSHA 2020 new and proposed rules, and regulatory changes.
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NECA Forms New VAS Relationship with Dell
NECA’s latest VAS opportunity with Dell Inc., award-winning computer developer and technology innovator, is available to NECA members, chapters and staff.
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OSHA Releases 2019 Statistics; Shows Increase in Enforcement and Compliance
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) released fiscal year (FY) 2019 final statistics and it shows a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance.
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NECA-IBEW Electrician Discusses Electrical Safety for the Holiday Season on Fox 2 St. Louis
Dave Roth from the St. Louis Electrical Connection discusses holiday safety with Fox 2 St. Louis.
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Latest NECA Value Added Service Provider Offers Exclusive Cyber Monday Discounts
Dell provides NECA members with exclusive savings on the products that power their business.
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Newest NECA Boston Chapter Member Completes Residential Projects for Beacon Hill, Intercontinental Hotel, Westwood and Norwell, Mass.
The Boston Chapter NECA has highlighted Coastal Electric, Inc., based in Cohasset, Mass., for specializing in market sectors not often covered by significant industry associations.
Happy Thanksgiving from the National Electrical Contractors Association
This holiday season, NECA gives thanks to our members. NECA electrical contractors deliver high quality installations and superior performance on the job, making them experts in their field, and leaders of our industry.
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Electrical Contractors Say Senate Bill Will Ensure Payment Protections
NECA CEO David Long, issued the following statement in reaction to the introduction of the Accelerated Payments for Small Business Act and Small Business Payment for Performance Act
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NECA Names Elise Baker as Director of Communications
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) today announced the selection of Elise Baker as Director of Communications.
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Automated Trucking Will Improve Construction Logistics and Lower Costs
Transportation and logistics are at the core of supply chain management in the construction industry. Implementation of an effective transportation and delivery system reduces costs while ensuring on time delivery of the right materials to your job site.

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