IEC Northern Ohio
Code & Safety Information & Representation Includes a FREE Safety Manual for all new members (a $150 value)
- IEC represents the industry in development of the National Electrical Code (NEC); National Electrical Safety Code; NEMA, UL, NECA standards, and various regional and national building code conferences
- IEC represents the industry to OSHA, MSHA (Mine Safety & Health Administration) and other federal agencies regulating workplace safety
Networking & Business Development
- Search engines on the IEC website helps promote and market your company
- Forums enable groups of non-competing contractors to share “best practices” confidentially
- Task forces and committees allow you to work with other members on issues facing the industry and IEC
Advocacy IEC is constantly on guard, protecting the electrical industry from misguided legislation and overbearing regulations. IEC continues speaking for members on issues that will hurt small business. The result is a better business environment for contractors in Ohio.
May is National Safety Month IEC encourages members to keep themselves, their workers, and their businesses healthy and safe. Throughout the month of May, IEC will focus on all types of workplace safety via a variety of resources.
- NEW Toolbox Talks released each Monday in May
- Free videos from IEC National Partner, CNA Insurance
- Webinar on how to utilize safety resources on the IEC website
- Jobsite Safety Handbooks
- Posts about safety on IEC social media all month
Contractor Locator Are you getting all of the FREE customer referrals from www.ieci.org that you could be? Selling just one job per year from this FREE referral system can go a long way towards paying your membership dues! Thousands of consumers search the IEC Contractor Locator every month, bringing customers directly to you for FREE!
Apprentice Training IEC’s training program provides knowledge, technical skills, and practical experience necessary to succeed in today’s electrical trade. IEC’s program is regarded among the best in the industry; and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and State Apprenticeship Councils across the country.
IEC PRIDE PAC is the federal political action committee (PAC) set up by IEC and is funded entirely through personal donations from IEC members. These contributions are grouped together for greater impact and given to Members of Congress, Congressional candidates, and federal leadership PACs to support the electrical and systems contracting industries and the merit shop philosophy upon which IEC was founded.
Federated Insurance Federated offers insurance protection products and services to meet virtually all the business and personal insurance needs of business owners including: Property, Auto, Liability, Umbrella, Group health, Life, Disability income, and Annuities, Risk management services, Annual Client Review program, Claims services and Business succession and estate planning (Not all programs available in Ohio).
IEC National Convention this is the place to recharge, network and collect information with your business in mind.
Legal Services Provides each NOECA member one (1) consultation per month by telephone, or one office conference, at no charge. NOECA members have the opportunity to discuss legal issues and resolve general questions and concerns. Consultations and conferences are based on existing knowledge of the attorney without further research and analysis and without review of lengthy legal documents. (Additional services are offered to members on a preferred hourly basis. Court costs, filing fees and miscellaneous disbursements are to be paid for by the member, and itemized by the firm. For more information, contact Ross, Brittain & Schonberg at 216-447-1551)
Education and Training IEC members who upgrade their work skills and knowledge not only keep up with the latest technologies and business techniques, but receive other benefits, such as boosting their professional image, increasing their level of expertise, increasing profits and putting themselves at the cutting-edge of the electrical industry. IEC, at the local and national levels, is the leading provider of technical and business education and training for IEC contractors, managers, and other personnel.