The inhalation hazards of working with toxic substances during abrasive blasting will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.
"Safety in Abrasive Blasting," to be held from 11 a.m. to noon ET April 2 (5 to 6 p.m. CET), will discuss the hazards associated with abrasive blasting and effective safety measures.
The webinar will detail safety measures that must be implemented during abrasive blasting to protect blast operators and nearby workers. The presentation will focus on the inhalation of toxic substances—among the most dangerous of blasting hazards.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for respiratory and hearing protection during abrasive blasting will also be discussed.
The webinar will also address reasons why employers should create and maintain an effective safety program.
Participants may register here free.
About the Presenter
Webinar presenter Thomas Enger is a product safety engineer for Clemco Industries Corp. and a Certified Safety Professional with more than 30 years of environmental health and safety experience.
Enger has worked in the abrasive blasting industry for 13 years, and has previous experience in the heavy construction, explosives manufacturing, and government affairs sectors. He has been an adjunct faculty member in the EH&S department at Maricopa Community College in Arizona.
Presenter Thomas Enger is a product safety engineer at Clemco Industries.
Enger has published articles in the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings and led training seminars on abrasive blasting safety at SSPC conferences.
The webinar will be sponsored by Clemco Industries Corp. and Abrasives Inc.
Registration, CEU Credits
This webinar is part of the JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series, which provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.
SSPC is an accredited training provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), and Professional Engineers in Florida may submit SSPC Webinar Continuing Education Units to the board. To do so, applicants must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam, which costs $25.
Free Webcasts Available
Numerous free webcasts in the JPCL/SSPC Education Series, covering a wide range of topics, are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars.
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