Volume 16, Issue Number 1 March 14, 2013

NEIS Call for Public Review

NECA is in the process of creating, revising and reaffirming several NEIS (ANSI approved standards), and we would like you to participate in this process! Below is a listing of all NEIS currently in the process of being published or revised. If you would like to be involved in the review process, please contact Diana Brioso at 301-215-4549 or email

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NECA Webinar on Top Proposed 2014 NEC Changes

Watch NECA’s Executive Director of Standards & Safety, Mike Johnston, in a webinar on the top ten proposed changes in the upcoming 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). Johnston covered what was proposed and how these changes in the 2014 NEC® may impact contractors' business.

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NECA's 3rd Annual Safety Professionals Conference

NECA Safety Professional Conference (NSPC) is the electrical industry's premier educational event for safety and health practitioners. The NSPC delivers safety professionals access to the industry's most up-to-date safety practices. Attendees will sharpen their skills by staying abreast of emerging issues affecting the electrical industry. Learn more >

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NECA Releases New Standard on Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

NECA 413-2012, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) is now available from NECA. The standard pulls together information from electric vehicle supply equipment (ESVE) manufacturers and automakers and incorporates findings from the National Electric Code (NEC) about this new technology shaping the modern transportation. Learn more >

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2014 NEC Development Update

The NEC Correlating Committee met from February 18-23 to review and provide final actions on all proposed revisions for the 2014 NEC. This process involves reviewing the work of all 19 NEC technical committees for correlation and compliance with NFPA Regulations Governing Committee Projects, and to verify there are no conflicting actions created by this work.

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NECA 2013 Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards Program: Results Coming!

NECA’s Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards recognize thriving companies that maintain OSHA recordable injury and fatality rates at levels lower than the industry standards and have taken their safety records above and beyond basic compliance. Submissions are now closed, and award announcements are expected in early April. Read more >

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NECA Releases NEIS Yearbook, Vol. 8

Includes 3 New Standards!

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Code Question of the Quarter

Question: Does the NEC permit splices and feed-through conductors in a cabinet for a panelboard?

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Subscribe to the Code Question of the Day with Charlie Trout

Do you know all the ins and outs of the Code? The National Electrical Code is the bedrock of the electrical construction business. NECA and Electrical Contractor magazine are pleased to present their daily online feature, “Code Question of the Day.Learn more >

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