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JUL 2018

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COATINGSPRO JULY 2018 13 TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Supervisory Training Program e Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading associa- tion for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America's leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters. AGC's Supervisory Training Program (STP) is a construction-specific training curriculum developed, updated, and field-tested by and for contractors. Each day, decisions made in the field are crucial to the success or failure of every construction project. Individuals attending STP courses include anyone on a construction jobsite in a supervi- sory role — from the new supervisor or foreman to the experienced super- intendent who is looking to become a more effective manager of people, time, equipment, and materials. is course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today's construction supervisors need in order to be effective commu- nicators in person, in writing, and via electronic communication methods. Participants also learn the arts of persuasion and negotiation, how to handle a confrontation, how to hold an effective conversation, and the crucial art of listening. Supervisory skill — or the lack of it — directly affects every company's bottom line. You make your money in the field, and STP can help you improve your organization's bottom line. e Oral and Written Communication unit takes place on August 18, 2018, in Honolulu, Hawaii. For more information, contact: AGC, www.agc.org OSHA Tools — Hand and Power Vector Solutions is a leader in eLear ning and per for mance suppor t, prov id ing award-w inning SaaS solutions. T he company delivers continuing education (CE), train- ing , technolog y, and per for mance management solutions to a broad range of industr ies, inc lud ing educa- tion, public safet y, industr ia l, IT and architecture, eng ineer ing , and constr uction (A EC) sectors. Its brands inc lude RedVector, TargetSolutions, and SafeSchools. e Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Tools — Hand and Power interactive online course is a brief review of government regulations regarding hand and power tools as posted under Subpart I, Part 1926, from OSHA's Safety and Health Regulations for Construction. e course covers: • Hand tools • Power-operated hand tools • Abrasive wheels and tools • Woodworking tools • Jacks-lever and ratchet, screw, and hydraulic • Air receivers • Mechanical power transmission apparatus After reading over the OSHA material, a brief multiple choice quiz follows. Attendees must have Flash Player Version 7 or higher to view some parts of this course. After completing the three-hour course, attendees will be able to: • Follow OSHA general requirements for hand and power tools; • Illustrate the OSHA requirements for abrasive wheels and tools, woodworking tools, and jacks-lever and ratchet; • Adhere to OSHA requirements for screw and hydraulic tools and air receivers; • Apply the OSHA requirements for mechanical power transmission apparatus. For more information, contact: RedVektor, www.redvector.com CP Coating Thickness Material Analysis Microhardness Material Testing Measure TSA Thickness on Stainless Steel Non-destructive Measure rough coatings, rough substrates, and curved parts Ensure TSA is being applied to specifications and measure according to SSPC Measure in the field on the actual structure Fischer's new ESD20TSA probe paired with the PHASCOPE ® PMP10 measures TSA over stainless steel and steel substrates. Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q07 18

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