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OSHA Construction Standard For Confined Space Entry: Planning And Managing Industrial Painting Projects For Compliance

by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC, and Stanford T. Liang, CIH/CSP, AM Health and Safety

The authors will discuss the key details in OSHA’s recently issued Standard for Confi...

SSPC Seeking Comments on Proposed OSHA Beryllium Rule

More Than Just "The Safety Guy" - Anthony Krake, Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors

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...

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

Safe use of chemical strippers

Safe Use of Ultra-High-Pressure Waterjetting

Setting up air abrasive blast equipment

Safety considerations for abrasive blasting

Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

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

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

It’s All Relative—Advances in Environmental Controls for Coating Work

by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors Inc.

What You Can Learn from Safety Data Sheets

by JPCL Staff

Top of the News

Formulating Polyureas: History and Advances

by Kevin Buck, Huntsman

This article discusses the basics of polyureas, including the history of polyurea dev...

The Buzz

by Anita Socci, JPCL

Top of the News

On static electricity and abrasive blasting

What causes static electricity during abrasive blasting? What risk does it pose, and ...

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,...

Keeping Workers Safe During Abrasive Blasting

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

The purpose of this article is to attempt to provide the reader with a basic understa...

A time to help and something else

by Bill Shoup, Executive Director, SSPC



What's New in Equipment for Protective Coating Work

by JPCL staff

Based on information provided to JPCL about products introduced between June 2009 and...

Safety monitoring and remote control systems for blasting in shipyards

Supporting the Troops: Complex Strategy Worked for Repainting Ft. Lewis Water Tank

by Susan Drozdz, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, with contributions from Mike Hasbrook, Washington Industrial Coatings

In this photo essay, the authors depict the maintenance painting of a 200,000-gallon ...

Overcoating the Caruthersville Bridge: Met the Challenges from System Selection to Application and Protection

by Ernst Toussaint, EIT; Ross Sherwood, EIT, Tennessee Department of Transportation; and Scott Stotlemeyer, PE, Missouri Department of Transportation

The authors discuss the unique requirements of the calcium sulfonate system used on t...

On safe surface prep for offshore platforms

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...

Regulation News: Defendants in Painters' Deaths Get Extension

by Karen A. Kapsanis, JPCL

Top Of The News

Q-Lab VP dies; was leader in testing

2009 Annual Directory of Architectural Coatings Consultants

From technical functions to design services, from project management to spec writing,...

Problem Solving Forum: How to Set Up Ventilation in Confined Spaces

How do you set up ventilation equipment for worker protection where access is difficu...

The Art of Access

by Joe Schuster

Staging the job can be a job in itself. Learn how five artists tackled some extreme a...

Top of the News

Costello promoted at International; Clemco's Dave Hansel dies

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...

The green revolution enters the antimicrobial fray

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

Heightened awareness of threats to health, safety, and air quality cast a different l...

Tips for Maintenance Coating Work on Offshore Oil and Gas Rigs

by Michael Babiarz, Line-X Protective Coatings

"All accidents can be prevented, and the goal is zero injuries."

2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Safety


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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

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

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

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

Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Detail Masters
Overspray Removal

We offer professional, turnkey service and unparalleled quality!
Our process can save hundreds— even thousands of dollars. It's fast, environmentally safe and 100% guaranteed.

Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

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

Versaflex Inc.
Best ANSI/NSF 61.5 Approved Potable Water Polyurea

VersaFlex Polyurea Earns Highest ANSI/NSF 61.5 Rating for High Temp Service, Minimum Tank Size and Max Thickness. Watch this FREE Webinar Today! Call 800-321-0906

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