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Personal Protective Equipment for Abrasive Blasting

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
Cost: FREE

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Abrasive blasting uses compressed air or water to direct a high velocity stream of an abrasive material to clean an object or surface, remove imperfections, such as burrs, and produce a surface profile in order to prepare a surface for the application of a coating. Employers must protect workers from hazardous dust levels and toxic metals that may be generated from both the blasting material and the underlying substrate and coatings being blasted. This webinar provides information on abrasive blasting material, health hazards, and methods to protect workers. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.

Presenter:

Tom Enger, Director of Product Safety
Clemco Industries Corp.

Tom Enger is a Certified Safety Professional with over 32 years of environmental, health and safety experience. His resume includes heavy construction, explosives manufacturing, government affairs and for the last 16 years abrasive blasting. Tom has been an adjunct faculty member at Maricopa Community College (AZ) in the EH&S department. He has published articles in JPCL and has given training seminars at SSPC conferences covering several abrasive blasting safety topics. Tom currently works for Clemco Industries Corp. as Director of Product Safety and is a safety resource for end-users of Clemco products.


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