Jerry Rivera

NECA Director of Safety

Jerry Rivera is NECA’s director of safety. In his current capacities, Mr. Rivera is chartered with representing the electrical construction industry in subject matters related to health, safety and environment. This includes regulatory activity, consensus standard activity and safety resource development. Reach him at jr@necanet.org.

Articles by Jerry Rivera

February 2012
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) reports that more than one-fourth of its 1,600 owned buildings are listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Many of these buildings do not meet minimum code compliance, lack structural integrity and pose hazards to occupants and workers. READ MORE
May 2011
Construction sites are complex. With every minute, the project inches toward completion, and the landscape changes. This is the reason why preplanning is instrumental in completing construction projects on schedule and accident-free. Ladders, scaffolds and aerial lifts play an important role in preplanning. READ MORE
December 2010
On Aug. 9, 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued the long-awaited Crane and Derricks in Construction Final Rule. READ MORE