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JUL 2015

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14 JULY 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES NSC's Introduction to OSHA Te nation's leading safety advocate for more than 100 years, the National Safety Council (NSC) is a nonproft organiza- tion with the mission to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes, and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education, and advocacy. Working to make the world measurably safer, NSC advances this mission by engag- ing businesses, government agencies, elected ofcials, and the public to help prevent the ffth leading cause of death in the United States: unintentional injuries. NSC is ofering a course called Introduction to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) on Wednesday, September 9, in Concord, New Hampshire. Te course covers frequently asked questions: W hat is OSHA, and what do they do? W hy the need for OSHA standards? W hat has OSHA accom- plished? W ho's covered by the OSH Act? And what does it mean for my business? Introduction to OSHA answers these questions and many more. Te National Safety Council created this course as part of its new Certifcate in OSHA Compliance train- ing program. Taken alone, it helps you understand your rights and respon- sibilities under the OSH Act. Taken with any of the other 13 Compliance Seminars, it provides a solid foundation of compliance knowledge. It teaches you what it takes to comply with OSHA regulations and how to avoid citations. Te course costs $99.00 for members and $135.00 for non-members, and it covers: • OSHA's role in the prevention and elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries; • Employer and employee rights and responsibilities; • The process of workplace inspection; • Differentiation between willful, repeated, and serious violations; • Recognition of OSHA as a primary resource for content and consultation; • Practice for efficiently locating infor- mation in OSHA standards. For more information, contact: NSC, www.nsc.org Reader Inquiry #4510 2015 ICRI Certification Opportunities Are you dealing with moisture issues in concrete? If so, the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), whose mission is to be a leading resource for education and infor- mation to improve the quality of repair, restoration, and protection of concrete and other structures, has a program for you. ICRI is pleased to ofer its Concrete Slab Moisture Testing Program. Te purpose of this program is to help improve the performance of concrete slab moisture testing to result in more consistent, accurate, and reliable results that will help fooring manufacturers, architects, engineers, and contractors to make better decisions as to when a concrete foor is ready for a foor covering installation. Tere are two dates for 2015. On Wednesday and Tursday, September 23 and 24, the course will take place at the Structural Group facility at 10155 Old Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21046. On Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13, the course will take place at the Ardex Inc. facility at 201 Airport Drive, Mansfeld, TX 76063. Te two classes will follow this schedule: Schedule Day 1: Educational Program (Tiers 1 and 2) 8:00–8:30 a.m. — Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Educational/ Review Session 12:00–1:00 p.m. — Lunch (provided by ICRI) 1:00–2:00 p.m. — Q& A and Study Period 2:00–3:00 p.m. — Written Examination/Recertifcation Exam 3:00–6:00 p.m. — Demonstration and Workshop (optional) Schedule Day 2: Certifcation Program (Tier 2 only) 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. — Performance Exams (1-hour time slots to be assigned at the Educational Program on Day 1) For more information, contact: ICRI, (847) 827-0830, www.icri.org Reader Inquiry #4511 PDA — November Spray Course Announced A Polyurea Development Association (PDA) Applicator Spray Course will be held November 2–6, 2015, at a Diamond Liners facility in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Tis course identifes the many elements involved in the successful set up and operation of polyurea spray equipment. It was developed as a hands-on course covering all phases of hot spray polyurea applica- tion. It also gives attendees an in-depth analysis of commercially available equip- ment designs and necessary hardware components to ensure successful opera- tion and spray application of polyureas. Contractors, applicators, polyurea system suppliers, and engineers are the intended audience. Te class is limited to 25 people so that everyone may operate the equipment and partic- ipate in the open discussions. You learn from the instructors and from each other. Your registration fee includes all meetings and educational materials, a light breakfast, daily lunches, and snack breaks. Hotel costs are not included in the registration fee. For more informa- tion, contact: PDA, (816) 221-0777, www.pda-online.org Reader Inquiry # 4512 Industry Briefs

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