Monthly Archives: May 2016

Toolbox Talk: General Safety

*To wrap up National Electrical Safety Month, let’s review some general safety concerns. Remember, you can also access several new Toolbox Talks at IEC National’s website. An effective Accident Prevention Program should include the defined responsibilities for management, supervisors, and employees. … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: Ladder Safety

Knowledge of ladder safety is extremely important for electricians. To learn the ABCs of portable ladder safety, check out IEC National’s latest toolbox talk on their National Electrical Safety page. Then, take a look at some tips from us here … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: Understanding Electricity and Breaker Panels

The process of forcing electrons to move through a material creates electricity. A standard generator performs this process. The best material for carrying electricity is a “conductor.” Most metals are excellent conductors and the most common material used for electrical wiring is … Continue reading

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May Newsletter Now Available

The May Newsletter is here! This month, we review the issues discussed at April’s National Policy Con in Washington, D.C., plus we congratulate three National Apprentice Essay Contest winners from our chapter. Click here to read the May Newsletter: IEC … Continue reading

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Toolbox Talk: Slips and Falls

WATCH YOUR STEP!! DON’T SLIP & FALL Slips and falls are one of the most frequent causes of accidents, both on and off the job. To avoid getting hurt from falls, avoid rushing and remember the following: WATCH WHERE YOU WALK Be … Continue reading

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