Take a look at the first video message from your 2022 IEC President,
- IEC National Industry Recognition Committee Retreat: August 7-9, 2022; Nashville, TN
- IEC National Codes & Standards/Safety Summit: August 15-17, 2022; Houston, TX
- IEC Convention + Expo 2022: October 5-8, 2022; Louisville, KY
OSHA Has Withdrawn Its Vaccine-or-Testing ETS
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn its emergency temporary standard (ETS), which would have required large businesses to ensure employees are vaccinated against the coronavirus or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Nonetheless, OSHA is moving forward with its proposal to issue a permanent standard. You can read more about the latest updates here.
2022 Membership Application
2022 Membership Applications are now open! Download the form here and submit when completed to email@example.com.
As a reminder, there will not be a national dues increase for 2022, rather dues will remain at 2021 levels.
IEC Foundation Scholarship Applications Open
The 2022 application period will be Monday, January 3 to Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 5:00 pm EST. References from employers and IEC Chapters will be accepted from students until Friday, March 4, 2022, at 5:00 pm EST.
Check out what’s new from Southwire for the 2022 Equipment Grant program in their latest video. There are four amazing packages available for your chapter!
Foundation Grant Due Dates:
- IEC Foundation Equipment Grant: January 3 - February 1, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
- The Home Depot Pro Xtra 2022 Grant Cycle: February 28 - March 31, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship
It’s back! Our Platinum Partner, Graybar is once again offering the Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship for students pursuing a career in the construction trades. The scholarship awards up to $1,000 per year and may be renewed for a second year, for a total of up to $2,000.
Learn more about the scholarship and who is eligible to apply here.
IEC Members Can Earn a 2% Annual Rebate
As a member of IEC, you can earn an annual rebate on all your local store and homedepot.com purchases. Sign up for the free Pro Xtra loyalty program using agreement code 'IEC' to start earning today.
OSHA Reminds Employers to Submit Required 2021 Injury and Illness Data
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a statement reminding employers* that the agency began collecting the calendar year 2021 Form 300A data on January 2, 2022. Employers must submit the form electronically by March 2, 2022. More information can be found here.
*Electronic submissions are required by establishments with 250 or more employees currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and establishments with 20-249 employees classified in specific industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses.
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