IBEW Local 96 Crews Provides Electrical Safety Checks in Merrimack Valley in Response to Natural Gas Disaster

October 12th, 2018

On September 24, 40 highly skilled IBEW Local 96 electricians proudly joined with All-Pro Electric, of Haverhill, MA to provide electrical system safety checks and upgrades at homes in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover in the wake of the Merrimack Valley natural gas disaster. The inspections were being done in tandem with crews from IBEW Local 103 to ensure that electrical wiring in homes is able to support extra wattage required for space heaters. While Columbia Gas crews are making repairs to the gas lines, the National Guard is distributing space heaters to homes that can support them so residents have heat in the cooler fall weather. The Local 96 electrical crews worked for three weeks supporting the effort; Local 103 is continuing its work until natural gas is restored to all homes in the region.


Upcoming Events

OCTOBER 2018

  • Sunday, October 21, Noon – 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff & Patriots Game – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Tuesday, October 23, 5pm – IBEW Local 96 Executive Board Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Thursday, October 25, 10am – Local 96 Retiree Group – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Wednesday, October 31, 5pm – Local 96 Motorcycle Club – at Local 96 Union Hall

NOVEMBER 2018

  • Saturday, November 3, 8am - 2pm– WJATF Program – Asbestos Awareness and NFPA 70E – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Monday, November 5, 6pm – IBEW Local 96 Union Member Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Saturday, November 17, 8am - 2pm – WJATF Program – Confined Space Awareness – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Tuesday, November 27, 5pm – IBEW Local 96 Executive Board Meeting – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Thursday, November 29, 11am – Local 96 Retiree Group – at Local 96 Union Hall

DECEMBER 2018

  • Saturday, December 1, 1pm – IBEW Local 96 Children’s Christmas Party – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Monday, December, 3, 6pm – IBEW Local 96 Union Member Meeting & Service Pin Award Night – at Local 96 Union Hall
  • Saturday & Sunday December 8 & 9, 8am - 4pm – WJATF NEC 2017 Code Update

           

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