Workplace Safety

Safety Resources

As part of IEC's top-notch safety program, IEC has developed the safety-related tools and resources below:

Representation During OSHA Inspections Guide

In a new letter of interpretation publically released on April 5, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced for the first time that during an OSHA inspection of non-union worksites, employees can be represented by anyone selected by the employees, including outside union agents. To learn more, please click here.

IEC Safety Store Catalog 

This safety store catalog is your one-stop shop for IEC's favorite safety-related materials. The popular Jobsite Safety Handbooks, Safety Manual Guidelines, Toolbox Talks, and Safety Shorts DVDs are all available for purchase in this catalog.

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SPARK Certificate - Give Your Company a Safety Assessment

The SPARK program is a tool for IEC members to evaluate their safety program by giving it a “safety check-up.” IEC National will present those companies that rate themselves Grand Achievement, Superior Achievement or SPARK Achievement with a SPARK Recognition Certificate. 

To learn more, please click here.

Workers' Compensation Solutions from CNA

CNA's new workers' compensation brochure outlines the four elements to CNA's approach:

The brochure helps customers understand why taking a proactive approach to workplace safety and injury management can have a positive impact on their bottom line and shares valuable information about establishing a workers' compensation strategy.

Click here to download the brochure.

IEC/CNA Safety Award

The IEC-CNA Safety Award recognizes members that excel beyond OSHA recordable incidence rates.  Award criteria takes into account the following safety program components - management commitment; safety committee participation; investigation of incidents/near miss; employee involvement; work site auditing for unsafe acts and conditions; recognition of safe actions and recordable rates.

To learn more, please click here.

29 CFR 1910 Electrical Standard Subpart S Fact Sheet

Through the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Alliance, IEC developed a fact sheet to provide the electrical industry with information about the updates OSHA made to CFR 29 1910 Subpart S-Electrical Standard. (2007, September; updated 2011, January)

240/120 Volt Single-Phase Electrical - Work Safety Program

Through the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) Alliance, IEC developed the 240/120 Volt Single-Phase Electrical - Work Safety Program to document increased awareness of the hazards involved in working on or near energized electrical conductors and circuit parts. This document describes precautions that can be taken to minimize the dangers associated with working on energized/hot electrical power (2011, June).

Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E) PowerPoint Training Presentation

Through the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) Alliance, IEC developed the "Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E) PowerPoint Training Presentation." This presentation is designed to provide the electrical industry with information about the updates OSHA made to CFR 29 1910 Subpart S-Electrical Standard. It focuses on topics such as hot work and arc flash. (2013, April)

Sixth Edition Jobsite Safety Handbook

IEC has produced the sixth edition of the Jobsite Safety Handbook. This pocket-sized handbook contains over 100 pages dealing with safety regulations and best practices. Written in English with Spanish translations, this handbook will assist supervisors trying to convey safety messages to their workers.

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Safety Manual Guidelines

The Safety Manual Guidelines are a practical guide for owners and management in the techniques of managing safe operations in all aspects of the electrical industry. The Safety Manual Guidelines are divided into sections to provide direction and instructions for administering and implementing a safety and accident prevention program so that IEC members can achieve a safer and healthier work environment.

Click here to download sections of the Safety Manual Guidelines.