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MAY 2015

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14 MAY 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM SafeWorks Awarded OHSAS 18001 Certification SafeWorks, LLC has been awarded Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services (OHSAS) 18001:2007 certifcation by National Quality Assurance (NQA).OHSAS 18001:2007 is an internationally accepted standard that defnes and emphasizes the requirements for executing and operat- ing an efective Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHS) for companies, their facilities, and their employees. Te company received this prestigious certifcate after having a comprehensive audit of SafeWorks' OHS program. Achieving this certi- fcation demonstrates knowledge, commitment, and most importantly, adherence to best-in-class safety practices, continuing to show that safety is paramount to SafeWorks when it comes to its employees and customers. "During preparations for the OHSAS 18001 audits, we did a comprehensive evaluation of our health and safety program across the entire organization," explained Mike Moritz, vice president of operations. "We were pleased to see our track record of no recordable injuries for more than three years, and this was the next logical step to further improve our factory." For more information, contact: SafeWorks, (206) 575-6445, Reader Inquiry # 4481 LUX Assure Appoints Technical Expert LU X Assure has appointed Scott R ankin as its technical expert for the company's chemical monitoring technolog y, CoMic. R ankin joined LU X Assure a year ago and has since taken part in specialist training and gained in-depth experience working w ith CoMic, which provides information on optimal dosage of corrosion inhib- itors. Prior to working at LU X Assure, he spent more than three years w ith a global contract research organiza- tion as an analytical chemist w ithin the metabolism and mass spectros- copy departments after completing a Master of Science in organic chemistr y at the University of Edinburgh, where he developed a keen interest in the field of corrosion. In the new role as CoMic technical expert, R ankin w ill be working to ensure all CoMic ser vices delivered are accurate, robust, and efficient. T he role w ill include analy- sis of samples on and offshore, data processing and research, and develop- ment of the product. R ankin w ill also be responsible for presenting company research and development papers at global congresses and seminars. For more information, contact: LU X Assure, w w Reader Inquiry # 4482 Easycove Appoints ACF Distribution, Inc. as New Distributor Easycove announced that it has par tnered w ith ACF Distr ibution, Inc., a lso k now n as A l l Count y Floor ing Supply in Far mingda le, N.Y., as its East Coast d istr ibutor for Easycove brand cov ing products. T he ag reement inc ludes d istr ibution of their new 1" (2.5 cm) cove, 4" (10 cm) and 6" (15 cm) cov ing , and their high-per for mance ad hesive. " With their wea lth of ex per ience and a lead ing d istr ibutor of high-qua lit y supplies in the f loor ing industr y, ACF Distr ibution, Inc. w i l l be a Bayer MaterialScience LLC Earns SPFA Supplier Accreditation Bayer Mater ia lScience LLC , spray poly urethane foam (SPF) systems house and raw mater ia ls supplier, has completed a comprehensive cer tif ication prog ram to become a Spray Poly urethane Foam A l liance (SPFA) Accred ited Supplier. Bayer strongly advocates for continua l ly raising standards related to SPF safet y, product stewardship, qua lit y, and professiona lism. Becoming an Accred ited Supplier underscores the company's commitment to remaining involved in ongoing ef for ts to raise the standards of hea lth and safet y for the entire SPF industr y. "Bayer is proud to be among the lead ing spray foam manufacturers coming together to def ine their commitment to product stewardship and safet y," said Pau l Royba, inter im genera l systems house manager, Bayer Mater ia lScience LLC . Fur ther more, Bayer is conv inced that a l l va lue chain members can work w ith var ious industr y g roups, inc lud ing the Center for the Poly urethane Industr y, the Spray Foam Coa lition, SPFA , and other system houses, to enhance product hea lth and safet y. "Much prog ress has a lready been made, and Bayer is optimistic that a long w ith the industr y, consumers w i l l continue to recog nize the impor tance of using properly trained and educated SPF prov iders," Royba continued. For more infor mation, contact: Bayer Mater ia lScience, w w Reader Inquiry # 4480 Industry Briefs

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