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2022 Safety Professionals Conference

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Registration is now open for the NECA Safety Professionals Conference at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ on May 16-18, 2022. Attendees will experience three days of exceptional keynote speakers from industry experts and safety leaders!

The 2022 NECA Safety Professionals Conference (NSPC) will be held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch.

  • The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
  • Location: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Contact: Amani Jamall
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 202-991-6284

Exhibitor Information

Attendees will experience three days of exceptional keynote speakers, from industry experts and safety leaders. The NSPC will also feature breakout sessions, ranging from Outside and Inside electrical construction to Risk Management, Risk Regulations and Mental Health.

This conference will be taking place May 16-18, 2022, in Scottsdale, AZ, and is open to NECA, IBEW and electrical training ALLIANCE personnel and safety professionals.

At NECA, we believe safety is not a secret. Safety and Health is the focus of NECA Standing Policy 19 and with this in mind, the NECA Safety Professionals Conference (NSPC) will be offering safety programs for safety professionals to share with their organizations.

This conference will feature sessions on the following:

  • Outside Line Electrical Construction and Maintenance
  • Inside Electrical Construction Industry
  • Risk Management and Regulations
  • NFPA 70E and Electrical Safety
  • Mental Health and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Schedule Overview

Monday, May 16

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.Opening General Session: The Power of Leaving Your Comfort Zone: Michael Easter
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.Break
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.Breakout Sessions
 Defending OSHA Citations: From Inspection Through Hearing: Philip Siegel, Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, P.C.
 Understand and Strengthen a Company's Jobsite Safety Climate:  Linda Goldenhar, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training
 DOT Safety for the Electrical Worker and Building a Safe Driving Program:  Shelby Ramsey, NG Gilbert Services
 Worker Wellness and Wellbeing to Enhance Jobsite Safety:  Keith Wheeler, HR Resources of the Carolinas, LLC
 Characteristic of a Workplace Electrical Fatality: Daniel Majano, Electrical Safety Foundation International
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.Break
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.Breakout Sessions
 How to Reduce Ergonomic Risk: Jae Lee, Greenlee
 The Future Of Safety – Innovations That Are Driving a Safer Jobsite: Justin Azbill, Milwaukee Tool
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.Opening Reception & Tradeshow
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.Reception sponsored by Milwaukee Tool


Tuesday, May 17

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.Breakout Sessions
 Legal Cannabis and Workplace Safety Considerations: Adele Abrams, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC
 Retain Key Employees With a Self-Motivating Work Environment: Tom Hudgin, Wilmington Quality Associates
 Safety Culture and the Line Crew: Lessons from the Field: Deborah Kelly, Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Trust
 Electrical Safe Work Practices, Test Instruments and Associated Requirements: James Dollard, Jr, Flintlock Technical Services
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.Break and Tradeshow
10:15 -11:30 a.m.Breakout Sessions
 Distracted Driving: What’s Important to You?: Stewart Van Duzer, Federated Insurance
 Elevating Safety Culture Through Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Chevon Bowen, HLC Safety Consulting, LLC
 Crane/Digger Certifications and Tracking: Neil Tolson, Electrical Industry Certifications Association
 The Role Ladder Racks and Van Interiors Play in Safety: Jon Bezon, Adrian Steel Company
 2021 NFPA 70E Significant Changes: James Dollard, Jr, Flintlock Technical Services
11:30 - 11:40 a.m.Break
11:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.Breakout Sessions
 Topic to be announced, presented by United Rentals
 Driving Safety Culture By Leveraging Technology: Justin Azbill, Milwaukee Tool
12:10 - 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.Breakout Sessions
 Understanding OSHA’s Multi-Employer Worksite Doctrine and the Unforeseeable Employee Misconduct Defense: Philip Siegel, Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, P.C.
 Task Demand and Effects on Safety and Health: A New Perspective on Pre-task Planning: Babak Memarian, CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training
 Host Contractor: Managing Independent and Sub Contractors: Danny Raines, Raines Utility Safety Solutions, LLC
 Transforming Supervisors Into Safety Leaders: Chevon Bowen, HLC Safety Consulting, LLC
 Human Error: Preventing Electrical Problems Through Proper Training and Job Planning: Derek Vigstol, e-Hazard
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.Break
2:30 - 4:15 p.m.General Session: The Power of One: John O'Leary
4:15 - 6:00 p.m.Closing Reception & Tradeshow


Wednesday, May 18

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.Breakout Sessions
 Focus Four for Health: An Initiative to Address Four Major Construction Health Hazards: Dr. Laurie Wells, 3M Safety
 Third Party Prequalification Requirements and Challenges: Moderated by: Josh Bone, Electri International
 Why 'Stop Work Authority' is Not Enough: Rey Gonzalez, HOPE Consulting LLC
 Heat Regulations and Standards Development in the Construction Industry: Cheryl Ambrose, National Roofing Contractors Association
 Pinpointing Electrical Hazard Risks through Incident Energy Analysis and Electrical Safety Audits: Derek Vigstol, e-Hazard
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.Break
9:45 - 11:30 a.m.Closing General Session: The Little Things Matter: Jeff Espenship


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