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Standards for keeping confined spaces safe

by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC

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Free webinar guides painting over galvanizing

Establishing an OSHA-Compliant Respiratory Protection Program

by Nicholas P. Bozzuto, Bullard

Breathing the Fresh Air of Compliance

Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

This Applicator Training Bulletin is an updated version of the article, “Whose Respon...

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Comments sought on OSHA crystalline silica rule

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November webinar on power tools offered

OSHA’s proposed rule for silica hits the streets

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Regulations in Coatings Work: Key Developments Over 30 Years

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

What You Can Learn from Safety Data Sheets

by JPCL Staff

Thinking Outside the Box: Tips from a Painting Contractor on Working Safely in Confined Spaces

by Kyle Hough and Duane Hough, Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp.

This article gives contractors insights on developing a plan to create a safe work en...

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Going global: OSHA revises hazard communication standard

by Alison B. Kaelin, KTATator, Inc.

Identifying Potential Inhalation and Noise Hazards in Abrasive Blasting Operations

by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, Chmm, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article discusses two common types of hazards that abrasive blasting can create,...


A Contractor's Overview of Fall Protection

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors

The author gives painting contractors a practical overview of fall risks; relevant re...

Regulation News

Controlling Traffic on Highway and Bridge Painting Jobs

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors, Inc.

This article gives an overview of traffic control during bridge painting and identifi...



Falls Top Rising OSHA Toll; EPA Warns on Older Caulk; New Ladder Training Available; ...

Regulatory Roundup

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

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Costello promoted at International; Clemco's Dave Hansel dies


Regulation News: OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee to Meet

Regulations and Coatings Work: Key Developments over 25 Years

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator Inc., and Karen A. Kapsanis, JPCL

Regulations on protecting workers and the environment (including the public) have dri...

An Update on Regulatory Action Affecting Maintenance Painting Work

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


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

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.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

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.

Larson Electronics
Larson Electronics Explosion Proof Tank Lighting

Larson Electronics is a premium supplier and manufacturer of portable explosion proof lighting systems for tank cleaning and servicing lighting.

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!

US Minerals
US Minerals -
Black Magnum

With nationwide production and distribution capabilities, U.S. Minerals supplies a complete range of coal slag and other abrasives to meet all of your blasting needs.

W Abrasives : Bullets for cost killers

WA COST is the right solution for cost killers who want to reduce their blasting costs. Visit us during the GIFA (Hall15 - D14).

U.S. Zinc
Logistics. Rely On U.S.

Whether via rail, truck, sea or air, you can trust our logistics services to deliver the product you need on time, every time.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

Manufactured from 100% Recycled Glass.
NO Crystalline Silica,
Beryllium & Arsenic
Great White Metal Finish!
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Call us at 866-775-6226

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