Articles (65)


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, July 2019


PPE Requirements for Polyurethanes Versus Non-Isocyanate Coatings: Is There Really a Difference?

from JPCL, June 2019 ; by Leah K. Tipton, KTA-Tator, Inc.

The word isocyanate on a product label or safety data sheet might prompt the selectio...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, April 2019


What You Need To Know: Hexavalent Chromium Exposures in Industrial Bridge Painting

from JPCL, April 2019 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


What You Need To Know

from JPCL, February 2019


Top of the News

from JPCL, January 2019


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

from JPCL, December 2018


Rope Access for Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Industrial Structures

from JPCL, December 2018 ; by Katharine Stay, IRATA International

The use of modern industrial skilled rope access teams began over three decades ago i...


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, September 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, September 2018


Top of the News

from JPCL, July 2018


Aerial Robotic Systems: A Novel Approach to Safe Coating Inspection at Heights

from JPCL, July 2018 ; by Jamie Branch, Apellix

Aerial robotic technology offers a novel approach to obtaining coating inspection dat...


Top of the News

from JPCL, June 2018


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, April 2018


From the Blogs: Aiming for a ‘Goldilocks’ System

from PaintSquare Press, Spring 2018


Getting Down to Earth With Elevated Work Platforms

from JPCL, March 2018 ; by Michael Halliwell, Thurber Engineering Ltd.

If you’ve spent any amount of time on a construction site, there are two pieces of eq...


Office to Field: Lost in Translation

from JPCL, February 2018 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Underlying Hazardous Constituents – An Old Rule, But Are We Following It Right?


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, December 2017


Inhalation Hazards Associated with Abrasive Blasting

from JPCL, December 2017 ; by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, CHMM, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article explores the inhalation hazards associated with the blast media, substra...


Comparing Fire Testing Standards

from JPCL, November 2017 ; by By Bob Glendenning, The Sherwin-Williams Company


Coatings Conversation

from JPCL, October 2017


Hazardous Metals and Materials: Paint and Waste Sampling and Analysis

from JPCL, October 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin LLC

Hazardous Metals and Materials: Paint and Waste Sampling and Analysis


Thermal Spray Safety

from JPCL, June 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, ABKaelin, LLC


Common Safety Hazards: Taking a Fresh Look

from JPCL, April 2017 ; by Michael Halliwell, Thurber Engineering Ltd.

Safety is a major concern of those in construction and coatings, whether they’re work...


Focus On: Regulation Changes

from JPCL, February 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA


Major Changes Coming to Hazardous Waste Regulations for Generators

from JPCL, January 2017 ; by Alison B. Kaelin CQA, Abkaelin, LLC


At Last, the Silica Standard. What Now?

from JPCL, June 2016 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Ladder Safety: Protecting Workers From a Complex Hazard

from JPCL, June 2016 ; by Stanford Liang, CIH, CSP, CET, Golder Associates, Inc.

Fall hazards from ladders are one of the most common causes of accidents, injuries an...


The Principles of Working at Heights

from JPCL, March 2016 ; by Mino Muhanad Alkhawam, Tractel Ltd.

The author describes terms, equipment and proper protocol regarding the use of fall p...


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

from JPCL, December 2015 ; 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...


Standards for keeping confined spaces safe

from JPCL, June 2015 ; by Michael Damiano, Director of Product Development, SSPC


Establishing an OSHA-Compliant Respiratory Protection Program

from JPCL, March 2015 ; by Nicholas P. Bozzuto, Bullard

Breathing the Fresh Air of Compliance


Managing Chemical Hazards & Permissible Exposure Limits: Coatings Industry Considerations

from JPCL, December 2014 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

This article discusses OSHA’s strategies for managing chemical hazards in the workpl...


Whose Responsibility is Safety Anyway?

from JPCL, April 2014

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


Top of the News

from JPCL, November 2013


SSPC News

from JPCL, October 2013

Comments sought on OSHA crystalline silica rule


Top of the News

from JPCL, October 2013

November webinar on power tools offered


OSHA’s proposed rule for silica hits the streets

from JPCL, September 2013 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


Regulations in Coatings Work: Key Developments Over 30 Years

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC


What You Can Learn from Safety Data Sheets

from JPCL, August 2013 ; by JPCL Staff


What’s Trending Now in Personal Protective Equipment?

from JPCL, Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry 2013 Special Issue; by Anita M. Socci, Managing Editor, JPCL


The Buzz

from JPCL, July 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


Thinking Outside the Box: Tips from a Painting Contractor on Working Safely in Confined Spaces

from JPCL, July 2013 ; 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...


The Buzz

from JPCL, June 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


Is Lead Dead? A Look Back and a Look Forward at 20 Years of Bridge Painting Under the OSHA Lead in Construction Interim Final Rule and Other Related Standards

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

This article provides reports on statistics and violations of OSHA’s standard for pro...


The Buzz

from JPCL, May 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


The Buzz

from JPCL, April 2013


The Buzz

from JPCL, January 2013 ; by Anita Socci, JPCL


Going global: OSHA revises hazard communication standard

from JPCL, August 2012 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, KTATator, Inc.


Identifying Potential Inhalation and Noise Hazards in Abrasive Blasting Operations

from JPCL, July 2012 ; by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, Chmm, Clemco Industries Corp.

This article discusses two common types of hazards that abrasive blasting can create,...


Enforcing Regulations in Steel Fabrication and Coating Shops

from JPCL, April 2012 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article is part of the JPCL’s Top Thinker series. The article focuses on OSHA re...


Keeping Workers Safe During Abrasive Blasting

from JPCL, November 2011 ; 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...


SSPC Fact Sheet: Use of Hazardous Materials including Flammables in Confined Spaces

from JPCL, January 2011

SSPC developed the Confined Space Fact Sheet in response to the Chemical Safety Board...


Regulation News

from JPCL, November 2010


EPA's proposed rule on coal wastes

from JPCL, August 2010 ; by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, KTA-Tator, Inc.


Safety monitoring and remote control systems for blasting in shipyards

from JPCL, July 2010


2010 Equipment Buying Guide

from JPCL, June 2010

This year's Equipment Buying Guide lists products, equipment, and supplies for protec...


A Contractor's Overview of Fall Protection

from JPCL, June 2010 ; by Robert Ikenberry, California Engineering Contractors

The author gives painting contractors a practical overview of fall risks; relevant re...


On safe surface prep for offshore platforms

from JPCL, April 2010


Research funded for marine coatings work, shipyard safety

from JPCL, April 2010 ; by JPCL Staff


Controlling Traffic on Highway and Bridge Painting Jobs

from JPCL, January 2010 ; 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

from JPCL, November 2009 ; by Karen A. Kapsanis, JPCL


Regulations and Coatings Work: Key Developments over 25 Years

from JPCL, August 2009 ; 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...


2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Access

from JPCL, June 2009


2009 Equipment Buying Guide - Safety

from JPCL, June 2009


 
 
   

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