Safety, Training, Accountability and Reliability (STAR) are the foundation for NATE members participating in this initiative for improving safety and recognizing qualified contractors.
For Immediate Release:
October 7, 2014
Todd Schlekeway (605) 882-5865
NATE to Participate in FCC – DOL Tower Climber Safety and Injury Prevention Workshop in Washington, D.C.
(Watertown, SD) - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the agenda for the October 14, 2014 Tower Climber Safety and Injury Prevention Workshop in Washington, D.C.
NATE Executive Director Todd Schlekeway will be participating in a panel session entitled “Implementing the Solution: Identifying and Adopting Best Practices”. A delegation consisting of NATE’s Board of Directors and Legislative & Regulatory Committee members also plans to attend the workshop.
“The FCC-DOL Workshop will provide the Association with a visible platform and unique opportunity to discuss NATE’s leading role in the Wireless Industry Safety Task Force and the ongoing initiatives that are underway to achieve sustainable, industry-wide safety improvement,” said Executive Director Todd Schlekeway. “Some of these initiatives include the development and implementation of a new National Wireless Training Standard and the creation of a 3rd party governance structure that will certify the industry’s workforce to the national standard,” Schlekeway added.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels are scheduled to speak to attendees at the event. The FCC will webcast the workshop on the FCC website at http://www.fcc.gov/live. Click here to view the official FCC – DOL Tower Climber Safety and Injury Prevention Workshop agenda:
September/October 2014 • Volume 20 • Issue 5