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NOV 2015

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COATINGSPRO NOVEMBER 2015 15 TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES NRCA's For Foremen Only, Level 1 Te National Roofng Contractors Association (NRC A) is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofng professionals. It is the leading authority in the roofng industry for information, education, technol- ogy, and advocacy. Founded in 1886, NRC A is a nonproft association that represents all segments of the roofng industry, including contrac- tors, manufacturers, distributors, architects, consultants, engineers, building owners, and county, city, and state government agencies. NRC A's mission is to inform and assist the roofng industry, act as its principal advocate, and help members in serving their customers. NRC A continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofng industry. NRC A is offering a For Foremen Only, Level 1 course in Denver, Colo., on Friday, Dec. 11. For Foremen Only is a program focusing on communication, leadership, and management skills for field managers. The roofing industr y is filled with foremen and superin- tendents who are incredibly adept at expertly installing roof systems and who were promoted because of that expertise. Unfortunately, these individuals often do not possess equal levels of leadership, communica- tion, and management skills needed to effectively run their crews. This program introduces the concept that managing, leading, and communi- cating are tools that are needed to be a truly successful middle manager. It also uses interactive exercises to practice using these new tools to become effective crew leaders. For more information, contact: NRC A, (866) 275-6722, Reader Inquiry # 4538 NACE Marine Coating Technology Course NACE International, the worldwide corrosion authority, serves nearly 33,000 members in 116 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. Te organization ofers technical training and certifcation programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities, and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with ofces in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China; and A l-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Te mission is to protect people, assets, and the environment from corrosion. NACE is ofering a Marine Coating Technology Course January 18–21, 2016, in Houston, Texas. Te course covers the fundamental issues that are specifc to coatings in the marine industry. After a description of the most common types of ships, the course describes the corrosion types afecting the ships' areas; the types of coatings and linings that are efective in the marine environment; the shipbuild- ing process; the surface preparation, application, and inspection techniques; the IMO PSPC for ballast tanks, cargo tanks, and voids; as well as in-service surveys and inspections, inspection records, and procedures. Tis course was prepared by a team of experts with more than 20 years of experience in marine coating industry developed with both ship owners and shipyards. For more information, contact: NACE, Reader Inquiry #4539 OSHA's Scaffold Safety in Construction With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by provid- ing training, outreach, education, and assistance. features a comprehensive online library featuring 40 construction safety training courses for construction workers and contrac- tors. Satisfy and standardize all of your compliance training needs without sacrifcing valuable time and money. A ll courses will come with a printable certifcate upon successful completion. Te Scafold Safety in Construction mobile compatible course provides a general overview of the safety measures that are required when working on a scafold. Te course begins with an introduction into the various types of scafolds and goes on to outline the OSHA safety requirements and safety measures that can be taken to ensure that employees working on scafolds are at little risk of injury or death. Te Scafold Safety in Construction course should enable participants to: • Identify the various classifications of scaffolds; • Understand the basic OSHA safety requirements; • Learn the measures that can be taken to ensure safe working conditions on a scaffold. For more information, contact: OSHA, construction.html CP Reader Inquiry #4540 I N T E R N A T I O N A L News From Around the Coatings Industry

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