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MAY 2015

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20 MAY 2015 COATINGSPROMAG.COM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES ASSE's Risk Assessment Institute Videos Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the world's oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership, and commitment of its members, while providing them with profes- sional development, advocacy, and standards development. It also sets the occupational safety, health (OSH), and environmental community's standards for excellence and ethics. ASSE's Risk Assessment Institute now ofers videos designed to help OSH practitioners develop competencies in the area of OSH risk assessment and management for immediate practical use in the workplace. Videos include "Introduction to Risk Assessment," "Fatal and Serious Injury (FSI) Prevention," "Identifying Risks or Hazards," "Communicating Your Top 5 Risks," and "Risk Assessment Monitoring and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)." For more information, contact: ASSE, (847) 699-2929, Reader Inquiry # 4495 FRSA's Lead Recertification Course Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Mandatory 4-Hour Refresher Training Florida's Association of Roofng Professionals (FRSA) is an associ- ation of roofng, sheet metal, and air conditioning contrac- tors and industry-related companies, including manufacturers, suppliers, manufacturers' representatives, roofng consultants, and others. Over the past 93 years, FRSA has developed many programs and services that are available to FRSA members. FRSA maintains its status as a progressive association of members with similar interests and purpose. Te FRSA board of directors and a number of standing and special committees work on various programs and projects while constantly developing or assessing new ones. Te success of the organization is due to the active involve- ment of so many members. FRSA is ofering a "Lead Recertifcation Course Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Mandatory 4-Hour Refresher Training" on May 13, 2015. Te refresher training is required every fve years for those with a Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting license. You need to take the four-hour refresher course prior to your initial expiration date or you will be required to take an eight-hour course. Once the recertifcation course is completed, you will be recertifed for fve years from the date of the refresher training. Tis course is approved for four hours of continuing education by the Construction Industry Licensing Board. Florida certifed and registered contrac- tors will receive one hour of safety and three hours of general credit at the end of the course. Tis is an AAA Construction School, Department of Business, and Professional Regulation Construction Industry Licensing Board (DBPRCILB) Provider #0000972, and course approval number CILB-0610536. Te cost is $139 per person and course hours are from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Renovation frm certif- cations expire every fve years. Submit your recertifcation application at least 90 days before the expiration. Tis will help ensure your recertifcation is complete before your current certifcation expires. Tere is no penalty for applying for recer- tifcation early. Your certifcation will be extended fve years from the date of the current expiration, regardless of how early you apply. For more information, contact: FRSA, (407) 671-3772 ext. 100, Reader Inquiry # 4496 Early-Age Cracking in Cast-in- Place Concrete Bridge Decks T he A mer ican Concrete Institute (ACI) is a lead ing author it y and resource worldw ide for the development and d istr ibution of consensus-based standards, technica l resources, educationa l prog rams, and proven ex per tise for ind iv idua ls and organi- zations involved in concrete desig n, constr uction, and mater ia ls, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. T he institute is of fer ing a f ree web session on the sustainable per for mance of concrete br idges and elements subject to ag g ressive env ironments. T he presen- tation, ca l led "Early-A ge Crack ing in Cast-in-Place Concrete Br idge Decks Due to Shr ink age Strain," is led by Baolin Wan, associate professor at Marquette Universit y. T his session w ill emphasize the sustainable performance of concrete bridges and their elements when subjected to ag gressive environments. Presentations w ill include a variety of technical aspects, such as durability of concrete members, performance monitoring technologies, evaluation methodologies, damage assessment, and structural rehabilitation. Both experimental and analytical inves- tigations are of interest. T he session brings to light recent research findings and provides an opportunity to discuss present challenges and techni- cal issues. Critical information is given to those who lead tomorrow's bridge design and construction, including practicing engineers, government officials, and academics. For more information, contact: ACI, freewebsessions.aspx CP Reader Inquiry # 4497 Industry Briefs

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