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October 21 - October 25, 2013

What, in your experience, is the top cause of coating project failures?



More items for Program/Project Management
Answers Votes
Deadline pressures (working too fast or skipping steps) 36%
Inadequate training of painters or blasters 36%
Poor project management/communication 24%
Defective coatings, materials or equipment 4%


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Tagged categories: Coating failure; Project Management; Worker training

Comment from Car F., (10/23/2013, 11:24 AM)

Poorly trained and poorly supervised staff is one of the main reasons for coating failure; skipping steps due to speed is just another face of a poorly trained staff, who ought to know the consequences of skipping steps.


Comment from Richard Mowry, (10/24/2013, 9:49 AM)

Poorly supervised could/should have been a stand alone answer as they are accountable for skipping steps, training their workers and communication. I'm afraid the do as your told is still very much alive and well in the field. Oh, did I mention where does proper inspection catagory come into play?


Comment from Ron Cros, (10/24/2013, 11:11 AM)

I believe many contractors and of coarse un-licensed painting companies look more to the bottom line and skip prep procedures or use inferior products. Which tells me they don't care! There is a reason I have been in the painting industry for 34 years!


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