Outstanding OHS Initiative Winner: NECA Education & Careers


The NECA Education and Careers Group Training’s New Host Capability Program focuses on assessing prospective host companies, with a specific emphasis on Workplace Health and Safety (OH&S) standards. The program includes pre-onboarding assessments, recognizing strengths, ensuring compliance, and continuous improvement. It significantly contributes to reducing incidents, promoting compliance, and enhancing productivity in the electrical construction sector. It addresses the needs of internal and external clients by providing specialized training and fostering a culture of safety.

The program also employs a weighted scoring system to evaluate outcomes. Active preparation, document gathering, and engagement during host employer meetings are crucial for promoting safety and compliance. The program’s commitment to community and service excellence includes regular risk profile assessments, collaboration, performance metric analysis, and ongoing monitoring of apprentices to ensure mutual success and safety.