Developing and implementing the critical practical and regulatory complexities of a company safety program will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.
Bob Ikenberry, of California Engineering Contractors, will present safety practices, guidelines and requirements for programs from 11 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 14.
“Creating a Contractor Safety Program that Works” will provide guidance for industrial painting contractors who have to develop a company safety program. Ikenberry will describe both good safety practices and regulatory requirements germane to contractor operations, including the current OSHA guidelines for a company safety program.
Ikenberry is the winner of the prestigious 2011 JPCL Best Paper Award. He is a corporate safety director, a project manager, and an SSPC-certified Protective Coating Specialist.
Registration, CEU Credits
The program is part of the JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series, which provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.
Participants may register free for the webinar here.
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 Coatings Webcasts Available
Numerous free webcasts are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars. Among the recent presentations:
“One-Coat Systems in Public Works Projects,” presented Aug. 10, describes the design and data derived from two FHWA research projects on coating performance, focusing on promising one-coat systems and systems with potential for long-term service. The presenter was Eric S. Kline, of KTA-Tator Inc.
“Protecting Steel Edges,” presented June 8, describes specific methods of obtaining sufficient coating thickness on steel edges and other irregular steel surfaces, where coatings tend to pull away during curing. The presenter was Bob Kogler, of Rampart LLC, former head of corrosion protection and coatings research at the Federal Highway Administration.
“Achieving Durability in Concrete Repairs,” presented May 11, provides an introductory-level overview on selecting and using repair materials for structural concrete in a way that assures the durability of the repair.
The presenter was Peter Emmons, CEO of the Structural Group and past president of the International Concrete Repair Institute.
“Introduction to Common Coating Contract Evaluation,” presented April 13 by Skip Vernon of Coating and Lining Technologies Inc., provides a basic overview of clauses most common to coating contracts. The webinar identifies key provisions that may be missing from a contract and explains simple contract adjustments that may help avert disputes and litigation.
“Confined Space Safety,” presented March 16 by Allan DeLange of CL Coatings LLC, describes regulatory requirements and accepted industry practice in entering confined spaces and conducting surface preparation and coating work inside them.