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NECA Announces Lineup for 2014 Safety Professionals Conference - May 19-21 Chicago, IL

Jan 08, 2014

Lineup Announced for 2014 NSPC

On January 6, 2014, The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) opened online registration for the upcoming 2014 NECA Safety Professionals Conference (NSPC). Hosted in Chicago, Illinois at the Hilton Rosemont /Chicago O’Hare hotel, the fourth-annual NSPC features keynotes: Randy Cadieux, founder of V-Speed LLC, Rodney Walker, founder of Men to Men Mentoring, and John Cruickshank, Board Certified attorney in Labor & Employment Law.

Not only will the conference go beyond the basics by providing attendees with the most up-to-date information, resources and best practices related to the hottest current topics in electrical safety; it will also provide practical information about “methods for implementation” that can be applied on the job immediately. Educational opportunities include both the inside and outside branches of our industry and, plenty of networking opportunities, too!

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About the Conference

The NPSC is the electrical construction industry’s premier safety event, and it continues to grow by providing attendees with most current information on regulation, compliance, management techniques, and standards development that impact safety and health in electrical construction industry. The 2014 conference will be held in cooperation with NECA Premier Partner Westex™, the world’s largest manufacturer of durable flame resistant cotton and cotton blend fabrics for protective clothing.

The 2014 NSPC will include both high-impact general sessions and timely, on point breakout sessions. Breakout sessions are organized along four tracks including electrical safety, inside and outside electrical construction, and safety management. Educational sessions will also cover all aspects of the hierarchy of control, from prevention through design to the institution of administrative controls. Some of the topics include: Risk Management, OSHA 1910.269 Subpart V, NFPA 70E 2015 Changes, Safety through Design, Personal Protective Grounding, Interesting Panel Presentations, and OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda 2014.

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Who benefits from attending the conference?

Anyone with an interest in sharpening their occupational safety and health knowledge, including managers of safety and health programs or those with similar responsibilities as part of their employment, will greatly benefit from attending the conference.

Electrical construction experts from across the country have made attending the NSPC event a priority. “Conference attendees understand the importance of safety in their company operations, for both their workforce and their bottom line. When we come together, we learn, we share how we can make our industry safer, more efficient and more profitable,” said Michael Johnston, NECA Executive Director, Standards and Safety.

Previous attendees include: project managers, human resource professional, safety professionals, supervision and all those who have safety oversight within their respective organizations.

Special Add-On for 2014 Attendees

As an added value, 2014 conference attendees have the opportunity to obtain First Aid Training by attending a modular course consisting of Adult Basic Life Support and First Aid for the Electrical Industry by attending a special pre and post-conference event. Completion of this training will be free and it will award attendees with a completion card designed to meet OSHA 3317-05N 2006 Best Practice Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First Aid Program.

For more information about the fourth annual NECA Safety Professional Conference, visit www.necasafetyconference.com or contact Michael Johnston, NECA Executive Director Standards and Safety: mj@necanet.org or 301-215-4521 or, contact Diana Brioso Kowsari: diana.brioso@necanet.org or 301-215-4549.

About the National Electrical Contractors Association

NECA is the voice of the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S. NECA contractors help customers achieve their goals for energy conservation, efficiency and renewable power. NECA’s national office and 119 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research and standards development. For more information, visit www.necanet.org.