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NECA This Week

The Electrical Revolution

Jan 16, 2024

Industry News

US DOT Awards $623M for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

As part of the Biden administration’s push to boost the use of electric vehicles, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation has awarded $622.6 million to 47 projects that aim to spur construction of several thousand more electric vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling stations around the country.



NECA 2023 Annual Report

NECA 2023 Annual Report

NECA is pleased to present its Annual Report for the year 2023. This year's report is centered around the theme of the "Electrical Revolution," highlighting the remarkable strides our association has made in shaping the future of the electrical industry. Throughout this report, we hope you realize how diligently NECA is working at every level to keep our members and industry connected.

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Deadline Approaching to Submit Speaker Proposal

Apply to Speak at NECA 2024 San Diego

NECA is seeking proposals on a wide-range of topics in the electrical contracting industry for our annual convention to be held in San Diego, California September 28 - October 1, 2024. All presentations should focus on key issues in the industry, engage participants, feature audio visual elements, and provide participants with a measurable takeaway from the program. Proposals are due by January 29.

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Now Accepting Apps: NECA Safety Recognition Program

Now Accepting Applications: NECA Safety Recognition Program

NECA's Recognition of Safety Achievement Program is an elite safety award focused on acknowledging thriving companies that excel in multiple areas of their safety and health programs. Member companies that consistently have OSHA recordable injury & fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standard, and implement internal company safety practices above basic compliance will receive the recognition.

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OSHA Issues New Guidelines on Safety Helmets

OSHA Issues New Guidelines on Safety Helmets

OSHA is switching from the customary hard hat to a modern safety helmet for its safety inspectors. In its Nov. 22, 2023 Safety and Health Information Bulletin, OSHA explains the differences between the two types of head gear, while listing some advances in design and materials that offer better protection. Safety helmets sometimes feature optional face shields or goggles for added defense against dust, chemical splashes and projectiles.

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

2024 MEP Innovation Conference
Jan. 29 - 31 | Orlando, FL

2024 Women in NECA & Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference
Feb. 5 - 7 | Atlanta, GA

NECA EMERGE Conference
April 15 - 17 | Las Vegas, NV


Virtual Classrooms

Enable Success: Creating Alignment Between Field and Office
Jan. 16 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction
Feb. 5 - 20 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Supply Chain Management
Feb. 8 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction
Feb. 12 - 27 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Significant Dates

International Holocaust Remembrance Day | Jan. 27


Special thanks to Ike Poe of of New River Electric Corp. and Greg Padalecki of Alterman Group for renewing their PLC!


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