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
Sep 30, 2019While Dyna Electric has been a member of the IEC for 15 plus years, it wasn’t until about 4 years ago that I became actively involved. At that time, I was in the process of transitioning from the ro…
Sep 30, 2019“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell It begins as kids when we are asked, “What do you want to be when…
Sep 30, 2019Summer Has Ended But Is There Any End In Sight For Tolls And Other Issues? As the summer season came to a conclusion in Connecticut, several hot policy issues at the Capitol have neither re…
Aug 29, 2019EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S CORNER Larry Vallieres, Interim Executive Director First and foremost, I would like to thank the Board of Directors for their vote of confidence by appointing me as the Interi…
Jan 17, 2019As Opioid Crisis Takes Its Toll On Ct Employers, Dph Offers Workplace Policy Changes To Reduce Substance Abuse Impacts To Employers And The Workforce- Substance abuse costs Connecticut employers millions of dollars every year in lost productivity and days away from work, increased healthcare costs, human resources activities, and other resource expenditures. In response, the Connecticut Department of Public Health announced this week that it has published The Opioid Crisis and Connecticut’s Workforce, a multidisciplinary white paper that challenges conventional, “punitive discipline” human resource models as ineffective in addressing complex substance abuse issues in the workforce.
Aug 22, 2018According to a U.S. study conducted by the Fire Protection Research Foundation concerning arc flash injury, the most common work task leading to arc flash injury is the replacement of fuses. Many workers do this without turning off the power and verifying that equipment is de-energized. From the study, arc flash injury has also accounted for 29 percent of electrical fatalities from 2003 to 2010 and 36 percent of non-fatal electrical injuries from 2004 to 2013 in the United States.
Upcoming Events and Classes
Please note that all meetings, events, instructors and classes are subject to schedule change with proper notification.
|Sat, Nov 16, 2019 11/16/19||8:00am||CANCELLED ~ OSHA 10 - Day 1 - 11/16/19 Day 2 is 11/23/19||IEC New England ~ 1800 Silas Deane Highway (Rear Building)||Rocky Hill||Closed|
|Fri, Nov 22, 2019 11/22/19||8:00am||Foreman Training with Bill Bledsoe (11/22 & 11/23 - must attend both days)||RI Construction Training Academy ~ 249 Roosevelt Avenue||Pawtucket, RI||Register|
|Wed, Dec 4, 2019 12/4/19||3:00pm||Executive Committee Meeting||
IEC New England
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|Thu, Dec 5, 2019 12/5/19||4:30pm||Electrical License Exam Technical Refresher Prep Class ~ Three classes: 12/5, 12/12 & 12/19||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Fri, Dec 6, 2019 12/6/19||6:00pm||Holiday Gala||Water’s Edge Resort & Spa ~ Limited block of rooms available 1-800-222-5901||Westbrook||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.