Pre-Task Planning and Post-Job Review: Continuously Improve Your Site Safety Planning Process

To help contractors design, implement, assess, and continuously improve their Pre-Task Planning (PTP) process, CPWR has developed a comprehensive, all-in-one PTP package. In this session, learn what this package has to offer including checklists, templates and practical examples to help you through the process. CPWR will also discuss their developed Electrical Task Analysis Documents that contain task-specific challenges, hazards, and applied solutions compiled directly from field interviews and onsite observations.

Navigating Through Divided Government and 2024 Election

With elections fast approaching, control of the House of Representatives, the Senate and White House is on the line. This session will review how NECA has navigated through a divided 118th Congress to advance issues important to NECA contractors. Attendees will understand NECA’s focus heading into the 2024 elections and beyond. 

Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) serve as the backbone of operational systems, ensuring consistency, standardization, and improved project execution. In this educational session, participants will explore the significance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the electrical contracting industry based on ELECTRI International research. By examining real-world examples from industries like aerospace and military, attendees will understand how SOPs contribute to stability, safety, and success.

The ROI of Returning Citizens: The Benefits of Including Ex-offenders in Recruitment

Each year over 600,000 individuals are released from Federal or State prison systems. One of the major factors that determine whether an individual will succeed as a returning citizen or re-join the ranks of the incarcerated is the ability to find meaningful employment post-release. This session highlights the benefits of including returning citizens in industry recruitment efforts. Explore the recruitment challenges of the industry, benefits available to companies that hire returning citizens and a broad overview of the system as explained through the experiences of both ex-offenders and prison industry professionals. 

Project Rescue

Ugly projects can happen. This session will help you identify warning signs, preventative measures as well as rescue tips to minimize loss and increase successful completion without burning bridges. Contract negotiations, good project schedules, quantity of RFIs and CORs, executive involvement and collaboration with other trades will also be discussed.

How Does NFPA 70E Apply to Your Business?

Understanding company requirements found in NFPA 70E and OSHA General Industry and Construction regulations will help companies stay compliant and perform work safely. This session will review what training is required and what documentation must be on file. Who is authorized and qualified according to their skills, knowledge and experience will also be discussed.

The Importance of Process in Labor-Management Relationships

Established procedures are crucial for building strong connections between the parties. This session will delve into why clear processes are essential for effective communication and resolving conflicts and examine different processes used in labor-management relations, such as collective bargaining and grievance procedures. Following this session, you will be able to identify areas for process improvement, apply best practices for fostering positive relationships, and navigate any process breakdowns you encounter.