With Stay Home / Save Lives Executive Order 20-12 imposed upon businesses on March 23rd, 2020, apprenticeship and Journey level classes were abruptly halted at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center. […]
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Since March 23, 2020, a series of Executive Orders have come forth from the Oregon Governor’s Office intended to reduce exposures to the Coronavirus which, in some cases, meant […]
Every July, my safety article is crafted to remind our members of the health hazards we face when working in hot environments, basic protocols to identify and react to heat […]
Health-related concerns about exposure to common construction products like silica, lead and asbestos are well documented. Employers have the ability to easily identify these materials and establish […]
As with any workplace hazard, employers should assess overall risk level based upon anticipated exposure range and the degree of injury or illness severity. In the case of the COVID-19 […]
For many years, the Oregon – Columbia NECA / IBEW L.U. 48 Commercial / Industrial Agreement, under section 10.04, required two Journeymen when working on ALL energized circuits and equipment […]
The NIETC provides Rigging and Crane Safety classes, which cover proper rigging techniques and general safety while working around cranes. Students will use rigger guides to establish working load limits […]
The NIETC is accredited to teach Lead Certified Renovator courses for those employers who work on pre-1978 homes and child-occupied facilities. The course is only available by request from a […]
The NIETC provides a 2-hour Asbestos Awareness class for workers who are on projects where asbestos-containing materials are present and likely to be disturbed by others. This course does not […]
The NIETC Lift Training Class will certify students to operate scissor lifts, aerial lifts, reach and standard forklifts. Students will receive classroom instruction and demonstrate proficiency operating each piece of […]