Some manufacturers have designed helmets that have a separate lining that further isolates the brain from shocks. Last year, Ergodyne began offering a helmet with the Multidirectional Impact Protection System (MIPS), an innovation meant to better isolate
the brain from shocks during falls and collisions.
employment increased by 13,000 jobs during June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The industry's unemployment rate decreased slightly, to 3.7%, from May's 3.8% rate.
Global Smart Buildings Market Report 2022-2027: Smart Building Automation Software and Systems will Reach $20.5B in North America by 2027
As urbanization leads to increasingly smarter cities, buildings are an integral part of a city's ecosystem and are increasingly shaping both the standard of living and the quality of life of inhabitants. Intelligent buildings lead to improved economics
for both owners and users as well as improved satisfaction, safety, and well-being of occupants.
NECA Had Named the 2022 National Award Winners & New Academy Inductees
Each year, NECA presents awards to members of the Association and the industry in recognition of their outstanding contributions, (unless otherwise indicated) industry leaders are recognized at the NECA annual convention and trade show.
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How Do You Know if a Location Is Suitable For Solar?
Should there be a solar add alternate to every job you bid? What if everything that is specked does not comply with code? Learn how to address solar on bid day to set you apart from your competitor by attending this webinar on July 26 from 12-1 p.m. EST.
Electric Transmission and Distribution (ETD) Industry
Do we need more regulation in the Electric Transmission and Distribution (ETD) Industry? This question is raised occasionally in the ETD safety & health community when we look inwards with a critical eye to make sure there are no gaps.
Alarming Rise in Trench-Related Fatalities Spurs DOL to Announce Enhanced Enforcement
In 2022's first six months, 22 workers have fallen victim to the deadly hazards present in trenching and excavation work - surpassing 15 in all of 2021.
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Please take a moment and participate in the NECA Safety Survey for 2022 to help NECA develop safety metrics and identify key leading indicators related to safety. Deadline to submit is September 2. Email [email protected] with any questions!
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At the NECA Tri-District meeting, a total of $44,785 was raised for NECAPAC. District 6 raised $25,500, District 8 raised $3,865, and District 9 raised $15,420.
Special thanks to Frank Schetter of Schetter Electric, Brian Gini of Collins Electric, Scott Bringmann of Alcan Electric, Leeann Cochran of Cochran Inc., Rick Rothermel of Pacific Coast Electric, Barry Sherman of the Puget Sound Chapter NECA, and Marv Nelson of Nelson Electric for renewing their PLC memberships!
Thank you to all contributors for the incredible support of NECAPAC!