Electricians and linemen are among one of the top occupations at risk of asbestos exposure and developing mesothelioma, a rare cancer that can take 20-50 years to develop. Electricians are often exposed to asbestos when repairing wiring in structures that were built before asbestos use was banned.
Please visit these websites for more information: https://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/ and https://www.asbestos.com/occupations/electricians/
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is the largest electrical union in the world. The IBEW represents workers rights in all areas of the electrical industry
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
The National Electrical Contractors Association is the management association for electrical contractors. NECA represents thousands of employers who guarantee their installations and perform quality work on time and on budget. NECA electrical contractors satisfy their customers by doing the job right the first time.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical workers Local Union 6 represents electrical workers who work in all aspects of the industry. Our members are the most qualified in the electrical industry. Our primary goal is to represent all electrical workers in our jurisdiction. If you are interested in joining us please see our Membership Development page.
No job is too large or too small for members of the San Francisco Electrical Contractors Association. We serve customers in a broad range of today s most demanding industries, each with their own unique requirements, specialized needs, and complex issues. We recommend proven solutions or design new ones to meet your needs - and we handle the job from beginning to end. Design-build to remodeling and maintenance, our members will serve all your electrical needs.
* San Francisco Electrical Workers Health and Welfare Plan
* Northern California Electrical Workers Pension Plan
* San Francisco Electrical Workers Retirement Savings Plan
Directory of Members of the San Francisco Electrical Contractors Association
The finest electrical workers in the country receive their training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) - Find a JATC: click here
The Quality Connection (TQC) is a full-color magazine published by the National Labor-Management Cooperation Committee of the electrical construction industry. It was created to provide information on what is happening in the electrical contracting industry, and to update activities of the NLMCC, to all IBEW members involved in electrical construction and to all signatory employers.
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
Apprentices not only learn occupational skills in the classroom, their learning is expanded to include hands-on, paid, on-the-job training! Students learn and practice all phases of the trade/occupation in real-world applications.
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California Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
The worlds leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety
Certification and Journeyman Electrician info - for FORMS click here
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