IEC ED Niel Dawson Update – October 16th
Skip the Lines…VOTE Early! Find your Polling place.
Need an absentee ballot click here.
Learn about Constitutional ballot measures
To learn who your current elected leaders are, where you can early vote, where you’ll vote if you prefer to wait until election day, and to view a sample ballot for your specific voting precinct, please visit the My Voter Page on the Georgia Secretary of State’s website.
IEC Atlanta/Georgia supports the two constitutional amendments, one referendum on the statewide ballot
Join Us for AOY 2020!
A true highlight of convention each year, the IEC National Apprentice of the Year Competition brings together top apprentices from across the nation for an exciting head-to-head skills competition in conduit bending, ladder diagram, productivity, written test, and hands on wire off challenge.
The livestream will begin at 2 p.m. on October 21 and may be viewed at ieci.org/live-video. Click for more info.
Time for the 2021 Resource Directory Update
You will be receiving an email to update your company information. Please submit any changes by October 26th 5pm. Contact Marie.Thornton@iecatlantaga.org with any questions.
- Macon, October 22nd – Register IEC Contractor Registration
- ONSITE Atlanta, November 12th- Register IEC Contractor Registration
Toolbox Talks- The Ten Commandments of Good Safety Habits
Over 34,000 Health Experts Sign Declaration Against COVID-19 Lockdowns, Petition by Epidemiologists Claims
More than 34,000 medical doctors and health scientists from around the world have signed a declaration against lockdowns put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, saying the measures are causing “irreparable damage,” according to an online petition initially created by three epidemiologist from Harvard, Oxford, and Stanford.
As of Oct. 14, close to 25,000 of the signatories signed as medical practitioners, and around 9,500 as public health scientists. They have joined more than 440,000 members of the general public in signing the petition. More Info.
Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or flu. CDC has a new webpage that features new ways of trick or treating and other Halloween activities. More info.
The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. More info.
UL Releases Outline for Germicidal Lighting Systems- Underwriter Laboratories (UL) recently released “UL 8802 Outline for Investigation of Germicidal Systems” in response to the increased use of ultraviolet (UV) radiation for germicidal purposes in the lighting marketplace. Addressing the need for safe evaluation of germicidal systems, this document establishes requirements for permanently mounted, or fixed, germicidal systems for unoccupied, nonresidential spaces. The outline defines the safety considerations and criteria for evaluating germicidal systems that include UV emitters, switches, sensors, and other controls acting as site or equipment safeguards. More Info. Informational sheet.
View Webinar from Attorney Chris Caiaccio on HR Updates and Vaccine – Related issues.
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