Paint and Coatings Industry Webinars
Standards, Training and Certification in the Bridge Industry
This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
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This webinar will provide information on current fundamental training and certification programs related to industry standards and practical aspects of selecting, specifying and using coatings safely, effectively and economically to protect structures in harsh bridge environments. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.
Derrick Castle, Chemical and Corrosion Laboratory Specialist
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Derrick Castle began his career with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in 1995. Today, he is the agency’s Chemical and Corrosion Laboratory Specialist and supervises the Division of Materials’ Chemical Section, providing a wide variety of technical assistance on bridge painting projects.
Castle has long been active in AASHTO’s National Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP), where he now chairs the Protective Coatings Technical Committee.
A member of the SSPC Board of Governors and chair of SSPC’s Standards Review Committee, he helped to develop and is a lead instructor for the SSPC Bridge Coatings Inspection course.
Castle is an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist and a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Morehead State University.
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