OSHA Adjusts Penalty Amounts for 2018 Workplace Safety and Health Violations

On Jan. 2, civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards increased by two percent from last year.. . . read more

NECA 2018 Safety Professionals Conference Lineup Announced; Registration Opens

On Tuesday January 16, The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) opened online registration for the electrical construction industry’s premier annual safety event, NECA 2018 Safety Prof. . . read more

The NECA/IBEW Powering America Team: Fostering a Culture of Safety

The NECA/IBEW Powering America team counts many things as important, however nothing more than job site safety; of our crews, on every project, for every owner.. . . read more

Time to Check Your Smoke Alarm; Tips to Save Lives

2/3 fire deaths occur in homes with missing or non-functioning smoke alarms and many new laws taking place in 2018 now require homes to have .... . . read more

St. Louis NECA Chapter Partnership Provides Safety Tips to Reduce Electrical Fires

The Electrical Connection is providing safety tips to reduce those hazards in response to a national report earlier this year on electrical fires by the NFPA.. . . read more

2018 Recognition of Safety Achievement Programs Call for Entries

NECA’s 2018 Recognition of Safety Achievement awards program opens January 1, 2018.. . . read more

UL Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on Civilight LED Lamps (Release 17PN-20)

UL has identified Model DC37K2F40Q6 Civilight LED lamp as bearing an unauthorized UL Certification Mark for the US and Canada.. . . read more

OSHA Extends Electronic Reporting Deadline to Dec. 31

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will continue accepting 2016 OSHA Form 300A data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) until midnight on D. . . read more

South Korean KEPCO and KEESRI Representatives Make Visit to NECA National Office in Bethesda; SELCAT Facilities in Georgia

The National Electrical Contractors Association(NECA) welcomed representatives from a South Korean utility company, KEPCO, and the Korea Electrical Engineering and Science Research Institute this week. . . read more

ESFI Reminds Us to Decorate Safety This Holiday Season

friendly tips and reminders on how to celebrate this holiday season safety and in style. . . read more

Industry Gathers for Educational Twitter Chat on NFPA 70E

The National Electrical Contractors Association and Westex by Milliken played host to a NFPA #70EChat on Twitter Wednesday, drawing participation from contractors and industry partners from aroun. . . read more

Owner of NECA Member JMC Electrical Contractor Named to Michigan Board

Mashell Carissimi, the owner/CEO of National Electrical Contractors Association contractor JMC Electrical Contractor, has been appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to the state’s Electrical Admini. . . read more

OSHA Electronic Reporting Deadline Fast Approaching

The deadline for employers to electronically submit 2016 OSHA 300A summary form information is Friday, December 1, 2017.. . . read more

Silica -- The New Buzz Word in Construction

By Wesley L. Wheeler Director of Safety, NECA Silica! Just the word alone conjures up images of OSHA inspectors, citations, respirators and expensive tools to comply with the regulations. Silica. . . read more