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New Rule: Hazardous Waste Generator

In an effort to make hazardous waste regulations more user-friendly, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has proposed an update to its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Railcar Firm Cited for Blasting Issues

A railcar service and repair company faces $23,000 in fines for health and safety violations after inspectors discovered several issues related to the company’s sandblasting procedures.

Flint Families Sue over Toxic Water

Four families have filed a lawsuit against 14 Michigan officials claiming they replaced safe water with water that was “dangerous, unsafe and…inadequately treated.”

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Blogs (24)

Should You Demand an OSHA Warrant?

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Perhaps the most common question I am asked about OSHA inspections is

Confined Space, Common Sense

From The Green Files by Michael Halliwell

As I write this, it’s October, which means that the new OSHA confined space standard,...

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Articles (35)

Standards for keeping confined spaces safe

by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC

Establishing an OSHA-Compliant Respiratory Protection Program

by Nicholas P. Bozzuto, Bullard

Breathing the Fresh Air of Compliance

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Events (29)

Construction Safety Symposium

November 12 - November 13, 2015

ACA HazCom Seminar

November 9 - November 10, 2015

OSHA USA Safety Conference

July 15 - July 17, 2015

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Resource Guides (1)

Resource Guide: Safety in Coatings Work (March 2015)

Sponsored by Bullard; DRYCO; Clemco; Modern Safety Techniques

Savvy owners and contractors insist on safe practices at ...


Videos (2)

Air Systems Lighting Equipment

Air Systems president Dave Angelico demonstrates new and upgraded lighting equipment ...

Air Systems Ventilation Equipment

Air Systems president Dave Angelico demonstrates the company's newest fans and ventil...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (6)

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.

Blastox®/The TDJ Group manufactures Blastox®, the One Step Lead Abatement technology. Blastox® is the industry standard for lead abatement, because it’s delivered to the job-site pre-blende...


Bullard is a leading manufacturer of high-quality personal protective equipment and systems that are marketed worldwide.

Clemco Industries Corp.

Clemco manufactures air-powered abrasive blast equipment.

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RPB Respiratory

With RPB Safety’s new Nova 3 Cassette Lens System which has been specifically designed to save you time and money! See the benefits for yourself now!


The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
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SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Blast &
Recovery Equipment

Trailer or skid mounted blast and recovery equipment. Systems designed for maximum versatility, environmental compliance
and overall cost savings.
Call 1-800-634-7278

Atlantic Design, Inc.

The smallest version of our Blast Vacuum Recyclers, this ADI 2300CFM 2-Pot is a cleverly designed power package for those smaller jobs. 866.Call.ADI

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

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