June 2023 I hope your summer is off to a good start! It's been an exciting but busy few weeks. I have had the honor of attending various apprenticeship graduations and meeting so many of our wonderful members. Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Workforce Development and Policy Conference in Washington D.C. with so many of
2023 National Safety Month June is National Safety Month! Get free resources from the NSC and help create a culture of safety for everyone in the workplace. Each week of June will focus insights-based tools on specific topics to create a culture of safety in which everyone – from leaders and safety professionals to each individual worker – plays
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Nominations are now open for the 2023 IEC Awards! Honor and celebrate the accomplishments of IEC chapters, partners, and contractor members who go above and beyond to advance the electrical and systems contracting industry. Submit a Nomination When: Applications are open April 17 – July 17, 2023 Details: Visit the IEC Award Website to review the application process and apply here.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and our roads are the most dangerous they’ve been in years. According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are the No. 1 cause of work-related death. Beyond concern for the safety of employees, crashes are also costly to employers. Visit the IEC Safety
Caught-in/between injuries result when a worker gets squeezed, caught, crushed, pinched, or compressed between two or more objects or parts of an object. One of the Focus Four Hazards, fatalities and injuries are due to insufficient safety measures when working around or in excavation sites. In 2019, caught-in/between incidents accounted for 5.4% of all fatalities
Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard and electrical construction is recognized as a high-risk trade. Electrocution results when a person is exposed to a lethal amount of electrical energy. Exposure to electricity can also cause burns, shocks, arc flash/arc blasts, fire, explosions, and falls. Damaged tools and equipment, contact with overhead