National Electrical Contractors Association
NECA is a trade association that represents electrical contractors in Canada, USA, Mexico, Europe and Australia. If you would like more information about the benefits of becoming a NECA member, contact the Chapter at (502) 893-2713.
National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
The IBEW and NECA jointly formed the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the electrical construction industry. The NJATC developed uniform standards that are adopted nationwide to select and train qualified men and women for careers in the electrical construction industry.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
The IBEW is the largest electrical workers union in the world, representing workers’ rights in all areas of the electrical industry.
Separating from the service? Your military skills are worth a lot in the nation’s building and construction industries. Helmets to Hardhats are co-sponsored by all fifteen Building and Construction Trades organizations, as well as their employer associations, which together represent about 82,000 contractors.
Founded in 1976, the NLB, is a not-for-profit educational organization that is funded by private industry, trade associations, professional societies and agencies of the federal government.
Southwest Safety Training Alliance
The SSTA was formed in 1979 to provide standardized safety training for the purpose of improving safety awareness and performance on the job site.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEMA is a trade association through which the electrical industry develops and promotes positions on standards and government regulations.
This magazine is provided as a service to the members of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Visit the ECMAG website for industry related articles, research, surveys, vendor product guides and more.
National Fire Protection Association
Since 1896, NFPA’s mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
Learn all about the history of the NEC®, the code making process, changes to the latest edition, information on technical committees and how to gain free online access to the current code as well as previous editions.
National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association
NEMRA is an association in the electrical industry promoting the use of independent manufacturers representatives as the most effective way to market products in the electrical industry.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
Founded in 1894, UL has since gained the reputation of being the leader in U.S. product safety and certification. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization.
National Electrical Safety Foundation
The NESF is the only organization exclusively devoted to electrical safety education and awareness. As a not-for-profit foundation, the NESF promotes electrical safety in the home, school and workplace through education.