Safety & Health
Director: Mark MacNichol
NEW Miner Safety & Health APP is available
IBEW members working in the mining industry have a NEW safety & health app available from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). This new application provides important safety information to ensure miners go home safe and healthy.
This new application is a product from feedback from miners and members in the mining community.
The app is available free and is available for both Android or iPhones and can be found by clicking here.
CDC Information on COVID and other Diseases
Information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases can be found on the CDC webiste, located here.
2023 IBEW Safety Caucus Announced
The 2023 IBEW Safety Caucus will be June 5, 6, & 7, 2023 at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront in St. Paul, MN. Caucus registration and hotel reservations will become available in the spring of 2023.
About the IBEW Safety Caucus:
The IBEW convenes an exclusive IBEW only safety caucus annually. The safety caucus provides IBEW members that attend the caucus necessary time to discuss issues that are critical in furthering occupational safety and health for IBEW members.
International President Stephenson continues to affirm the commitment from his office to the future of the caucus, and directs delegates to align their focus toward an advisory role to the international office on safety matters affecting IBEW members.
For more information about the meetings or the NSC, you may contact IBEW Safety Director David Mullen at 202-728-6040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Safety & Health Department:
The Safety and Health Department is assigned responsibilities related to safety and health involving all trade jurisdictions of the IBEW. The department's primary focus is occupational safety, although home, community, and personal safety and health issues frequently require departmental attention.
Local unions are required to report serious lost time accidents and fatalities using the web based accident reporting system.