NECA News and Industry Updates

New Line Foreman Online Course Released

Line Foremanship Fundamentals, an on-demand online course for new line construction working foreman is now available! This course will guide them through the responsibilities of their new role,.... . . read more

Submit Your Application for the 2019 Recognition of Safety Achievement Program

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: MARCH 1, 2019 NECA invites member companies to participate in the annual Recognition of Safety Achievement Program for Zero Injury and Safety Excellence. Awards will be.... . . read more

2019 NECA Safety Professionals Conference

May 15-17, 2019 – San Antonio, TX The NECA 2019 Safety Professionals Conference will offer new presentations from aerial lifts, electrical safety and visual literacy related to safety on the.... . . read more

Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration published the final rule last November that clarified the certification requirements for crane operators and maintained the employer duty to ensure.... . . read more

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements and Electronic Submission of Records

Employers must prominently display their 2018 summary of work-related injuries and illnesses in their workplaces from Feb. 1 through April 30 each year for injuries and illnesses in the.... . . read more

DOL Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2019

The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than Jan. 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that.... . . read more

NEW! Line Foreman Online Course Released

Line Foremanship Fundamentals, an on-demand online course for new line construction working foreman is now available! NECA is your best resource for industry news, legislative updates, and informatio. . . read more

2019 OSHA National Fall Stand Down on May 6-10, 2019

Save the Date! The 2019 National Fall Stand Down is scheduled for May 6-10. Any workplace can hold a stand down by taking a break to focus on fall hazards and reinforcing the importance of fall... N. . . read more

NECA Legislative Top Three 2/15/19: Spending Deal Reached

1. Another Shutdown Averted President Donald J. Trump signed H.J.Res. 31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 into law, avoiding another partial government shutdown. The bill... . . read more

Top Three 2/15/19

1. Another Shutdown Averted President Donald J. Trump signed H.J.Res. 31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 into law, avoiding another partial government shutdown. The bill... . . read more

NECAPAC Update 2/15/19

Personal Contributions = 57 Corporate Contributions = 26 NECAPAC Fund to 2-15-19 = $46,215 ADMIN Fund to 2-15-19 = $3,500 Total Contributions to Date = 83 Total Dollars to Date = $49,715 Be.... . . read more

NECA on the Move 2/15/19

This week, NECA’s government affairs team met with Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ), Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Rep. Brain Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Rep. Dave... NECA is. . . read more

The Countdown

Funding for the federal government runs out in 227 days. The 2020 Presidential election is in 634 days. NECA is your best resource for industry news, legislative updates, and information you need to. . . read more

Smart Clothing Just Got Smarter

Just imagine – a future without intraoffice thermostat wars – or a jobsite where electricians are cooled or warmed without removing or adding coats because of varying environmental temperatures. T. . . read more

OSHA Releases Temporary Enforcement Policy for Crane Operator Evaluation Requirements

OSHA has received feedback from the construction industry indicating some employers may need more time to document evaluations of crane operators prior to the February 7, 2019, effective date. NECA i. . . read more

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