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Wesley L. Wheeler is NECA’s Director of Safety. Wesley joined NECA in 2014 and has over 37 years of electrical experience. Prior to NECA, he was safety consultant in his own business, Wheeler Safety Services, Inc. and has been a Safety Director and OSHA Safety trainer for a large industrial based electrical contractor in Florida. Wesley is a qualified OSHA Construction Outreach Instructor and has assisted in OSHA Instructor classes for electrical training Alliance, (etA formerly known as the NJATC). He also has assisted etA in textbook development having recently contributed to their OSHA workbooks.
Wesley has served in many capacities in his career from electrician, foreman, superintendent, estimator, project manager to safety director. He has also been a Florida State Certified Electrical Contractor, Safety Trainer and Consultant and has also served on the NECA Codes and Standards committee for the last 10 years representing NECA on the NEC-NFPA 70 Code Panels 7 and 19 and has been appointed to the NFPA 70E Committee for the 2018 edition. Wesley brings a unique over all perspective to his position. Wesley is also a trained First Aid/BLS instructor, a Department of Labor Mine Safety Health Administration Instructor, and also has had OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer credentials from University of South Florida.