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What is IEC New England?
The Independent Electrical Contractors of New England, Inc. (IEC-NE) is the region’s premier trade association representing Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island independent electrical and systems contractors, aggressively working with the industry to establish a free environment for merit shops - a philosophy that promotes the concept of free enterprise, open competition and economic opportunity for all.
Latest News From IEC
Mar 30, 2021In the next six years, the construction industry could face a shortage of 1.6 million workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, many of the nation’s top electrical contracting companies and engineering firms aren’t waiting until the last minute to embrace this challenge.
Mar 30, 2021Quarterly trends, data and indicators ~ 2020
Mar 30, 2021Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Excavation standards, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926, Subpart P, contain requirements for excavation and trenching operations. This booklet highlights key elements of the standards and describes safe work practices that can protect workers from cave-ins and other hazards.
Feb 10, 2021IEC-NE Vice President Rich Bird and Executive Director Allie French participated in a virtual press conference with Representative Tim Ackert along with CHCC regarding House Bill 5889: An Act Amending the Hiring Ratio for Apprentices. We will continue to keep you updated as this bill progresses through legislature.
Nov 30, 2020Continuing Education deadline extended to February 9, 2021.
Oct 30, 2020OSHA has provided an updated list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency, a section with resources on reopening workplaces, and additional industry-specific COVID-19 resources grouped by industry.
Upcoming Events and Classes
Please note that all meetings, events, instructors and classes are subject to schedule change with proper notification.
|Tue, Apr 20, 2021 4/20/21||4:00pm||Bearingstar Webinar - hosted by Dan Storer||WebEx Meetings||ONLINE||Register|
|Thu, Apr 22, 2021 4/22/21||4:30pm||2021 CT Continuing Education ~ Instructor: Peter Jennings||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Thu, Apr 22, 2021 4/22/21||11:30am||Lunch & Learn with Federated Insurance||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Thu, Apr 22, 2021 4/22/21||11:30am||Lunch & Learn with Federated Insurance ~ VIRTUAL||WebEx Meetings||ONLINE||Register|
|Sat, May 1, 2021 5/1/21||7:30am||2021 CT Continuing Education ~ Instructor: Dave Cotharin||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Tue, May 4, 2021 5/4/21||12:00pm||Safety Stand Down ~ MEWP TRAINING ~ 1ST SESSION||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
REFUND POLICY: A full refund, minus a $35.00 administrative fee, will be given if notification of cancellation is made 10 days prior to the training. After that date, no refund will be given and no-shows will not be refunded. There is a $15 restocking fee for cancelled book orders. IEC-NE reserves the right to cancel any event that does not meet the minimum registration requirements.