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Enforcing Regulations in Steel Fabrication and Coating Shops

From JPCL, April 2012

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by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article is part of the JPCL’s Top Thinker series. The article focuses on OSHA regulations and enforcement activities related to steel fabrication, shop coating, powder coatings, and galvanized operations that fall under OSHA’s General Industry Standards. The author also reviews EPA requirements for these facilities under NESHAP....
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Tagged categories: Enforcement; Galvanized/thermal spray coatings; Powder coatings; Regulations; Shop-applied coatings; Structural steel

Comment from Mark Maresko, (11/21/2012, 10:15 AM)

Thanks for the article. From a paint specifier point of view, what could be included in the specification or considered in the bidding process to encourage safety in the steel shop? I have considered requiring QP1 certification.

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