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News (417)

Damaged Refinery Finds New Owner

A California refinery that was the site of an explosion that injured four people earlier this year has been sold, while the agency in charge of investigating the explosion has said that the ...

MSA Debuts Manhole Guard System

MSA has introduced a manhole guard system in separate components that the company says allows entry into confined spaces while decreasing potential trip-and-fall hazards.

OSHA Cites Date for New Silica Rule

A final ruling from OSHA limiting workplace exposure to silica should be on the books in just a little over year, reports say.

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Blogs (23)

No Room for Painters

From Inspector's Corner by Lee Wilson

Way back in June 2011, I wrote an article that was published in a European coatings j...

Battling the Employer Blacklist

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

On July 13, 2014, President Obama executed Executive Order 1376: “Fair Pay and Safe W...

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Articles (38)

Top of the News

Webinar studies weathering on Florida bridges

Risky Business: Exploring the Emerging Necessity of Risk Management

by Deidre Dunkin, Dunkin & Bush, Inc.

In this month’s edition of Basic Training, the author details the concept of risk man...

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Webinars (2)

Standards, Training and Certification in the Bridge Industry

This webinar will provide information on current fundamental training and certification programs related to industry standards and practical aspects of selecting, specifying and us...

OSHA’s New Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry

After many years in development, OSHA issued a Final Rule on May 4, 2015 involving Confined Spaces in Construction. The new standard follows standards already in place under the g...


Events (23)

Construction Safety Symposium

November 12 - November 13, 2015

OSHA USA Safety Conference

July 15 - July 17, 2015


May 30 - June 4, 2015

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Resource Guides (3)

Resource Guide: Equipment Leasing/Rental Resource Guide

Sponsored by Absolute Equipment; ADI; ARS; Clemco; DRYCO; Jetstream; Rapid Prep; The Warehouse; Sunbelt Rentals

Sometimes purchasing large and even small specialty equip...

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 ...

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Videos (1)

Phil Calvo on Changes in the Coating Industry

Karen Kapsanis of the JPCL talks to Phil Calvo of Eagle Industries about his experien...


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 (2)

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...

Novatek Corporation

Novatek’s VSE – Vacuum Shrouded Equipment, is specifically designed for applications where dust and contaminants control are critical such as lead based paint, asbestos, PCB removal or radio...


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.

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

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
Let your painters paint

Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.

Advanced Recycling Systems

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

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Hydro Utility Penstock Overcoated in 1997. Was power washed and overcoated with major cost saving. No environmental impact with Termarust's low LC50 of 41,007 ppm.

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