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Silica and Safety in Focus at SSPC 2019

Thursday, December 20, 2018

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The 2019 iteration of the SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings conference will feature sessions on updated regulations regarding silica and beryllium, developing workplace safety culture and the harmful effects of using silica.

SSPC 2019 will be held Feb. 11-14, 2019, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, in Orlando.

Seminars

The Regulatory Update: New and Revised Regulations and Actions Affecting the Coatings Industry seminar will take a look at enforcement of the new silica and beryllium Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards regarding beryllium and silica.

Part of the Environmental Health and Safety Session, this seminar will take place on Monday (Feb. 11), from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m, presented by Alison Kaelin of ABKaelin.

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The 2019 iteration of the SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings conference will feature sessions on updated regulations regarding silica and beryllium, developing workplace safety culture and the harmful effects of using silica.

Also part of the same session, The Threat of Silica and the Solution seminar, presented by Mark Stewart of ARS Recycling Systems, running from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m the same morning, will take a look at the harmful effects of mineral abrasives like silica sand, coal slag, garnet sand, nickel slag and copper slag on employees.

Christopher Peightal, of KTA-Tator Inc., will be taking a looking at how a workplace redefines its safety culture in The Rebranding of a Safety Culture, which will also run Monday morning from 9:30 to 10. The seminar is also part of the Environmental Health and Safety Session.

To register for SSPC 2018, visit: http://www.sspc2019.com/.

   

Tagged categories: Abrasive blasting; Health & Safety; Health and safety; NA; North America; SSPC

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