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News (251)

Oil Refinery Fined for Toxic Release

In what a state-run safety agency has said is the most recent of mounting complaints and violations against a refinery, Shell Oil Products is facing $77,000 in fines for an uncontrolled toxi...

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.

Steel Mills Fined After Worker Crushed

A steelmaker with a history of safety violations faces nearly $400,000 in fines for two inspections, including one after 1,000 pounds of equipment fell on a worker and injured him.

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Blogs (14)

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 (25)

Standards for keeping confined spaces safe

by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC

Top of the News

Free webinar guides painting over galvanizing

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Webinars (1)

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...


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 ...


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 (3)

Church & Dwight/ARMEX

ARMEX® is an environmentally safe baking soda-based abrasive technology manufactured by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® products.

Clemco Industries Corp.

Clemco manufactures air-powered abrasive blast equipment.

Modern Safety Techniques

Manufacturers of Respiratory Protector® that removes carbon monoxide, along with particulates, taste and odors.


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.
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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

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.

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.

Julbert, Inc.
Built from the ground up.

Dust Collectors Available!
We deliver to your Jobsite!
Built Tough! Priced Right!
PH: 208-437-2100

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

DeHumidification Technologies

DH Tech has the most innovative and reliable equipment available to
control humidity efficiently
and effectively.

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rust preventer prevents flash
rust by removing surface contaminants. It has no equal; only wannabees.
Contact us for your
nearest distributor.
(800) 319.8802

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