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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.


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Graco Mortar Pump

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US Minerals
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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

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Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

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Julbert, Inc.
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U.S. Zinc
Service. Better With U.S.

From custom-blend zinc dust products to technical support, logistics and environmental compliance, we are there for you.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
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Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

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