2017 NESC Major Changes and General Overview of National Electrical Safety Code 2 Day Seminar


Register early to secure your spot! Spaces are very limited.

The Power and Energy Society (PES) Chapter of the Spokane Section, Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), is excited to announce the hosting of a Major Changes and General Overview of the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) [Two (2) Day] Seminar taught by David J. Marne, P.E., President of Marne and Associates, Inc., on March 21-22, 2017 at Avista Utilities Corporation Headquarters in Spokane, Washington.  All attendees will receive a 2017 NESC Code Book and a 2017 NESC Handbook by Marne (value of $309).


Major Changes and General Overview of the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) is a is a 2-day class focusing on the major changes in the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). The class will cover in detail the major changes to the NESC 2017 edition and also provide a general overview of each part of the NESC. Applying the Code to day-to-day work will be stressed by focusing on practical examples and applications.


This class is designed for: 


Staking Technicians

Power Linemen

Communications Linemen

Safety Personnel



IEEE Members

   Early Registration $1,075 (until March 8th, 2017)

   Standard Registration $1,175


Non-IEEE Members

   Early Registration $1,175 (until March 8th, 2017)

   Standard Registration $1,300


*Manual registration for class payment by check is available.  Please contact Amy Sawyer for details (contact info below).


For Hotel stay refer to Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park and use Avista Rate Code for best pricing. Visit Redlion.com or 1-800-red-lion.


Class attendees will receive a hard copy of the class presentation slides. The presenta-tion materials are copyrighted by Marne and Associates, Inc. with permissions from the McGraw-Hill companies, Inc. Class materials are reserved for class attendees only and may not be duplicated. 

Attendees will also receive a copy of the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)  and a copy of  McGraw-Hill’s NESC 2017 Handbook  written by the presenter, David J. Marne.  (This is a $309 value.) 




Not an IEEE member?  IEEE Spokane is an eclectic and diverse group of engineers and engineering personnel that welcomes new faces.  Our group is growing at a healthy rate and we would encourage you to come experience this fun-loving group! 

To become and IEEE member with all its perks, talk with one of of Executive Members at this event or contact Amy at asawyer@popud.org.  You do not need to be a member to attend our events.



  Date and Time




  • Avista Utilities
  • 1411 E Mission Ave
  • Spokane, Washington
  • United States
  • Building: Conference Room

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  • Amy Sawyer

    Project Coordinator, Engineering and Operations

    Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County (POPUD)

    P.O. Box 190 l 130 N. Washington Avenue

    Newport, Washington 99156-0190

    Phone:  (509) 447-6354

    Email:  asawyer@popud.org

  • Starts 28 September 2016 12:00 AM
  • Ends 20 March 2017 09:00 AM
  • All times are US/Pacific
  • Admission fee ?
  • Register


David Marne

David Marne of Marne and Associates


NESC Code Update


David J. Marne, P.E., is a registered professional electrical engineer. Mr. Marne is the author of McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code®
(NESC®) 2017 Handbook and is a  nationally recognized speaker on the NESC. 
He serves on NESC Subcommittee 4 Overhead Lines Clearances, Subcom-mittee 7 Underground Lines, Subcom-mittee 3 Electric Supply Stations, and the Interpretations Subcommittee. He is company president and senior electrical engineer for Marne and Associates, Inc. in Missoula, MT where he specializes in National Electrical Safety Code
(NESC) training, OSHA training for power and communication workers, engineering design training, and expert witness services related to the NESC, the OSHA Standards for Power and Communication workers, and Califor-nia’s General Orders GO95, GO128, and GO165. 
Mr. Marne has over 30 years of experi-ence in the utility industry engineering and managing transmission and distri-bution line projects, substation projects, electrical system planning studies, joint use (power and communication) pro-jects, and providing training and expert witness services.

David Marne of Marne and Associates


NESC Code Update


**If you need CEU credit for this class, please contact Amy Sawyer at asawyer@popud.org asap.  Inquiries after Feb 7th for CEUs may not be available.  Please contact us early to secure your CEUs.