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MDI and Respirator Safety

always wear a respirator

Are you wearing the correct respirator? By Mike Bennett The Spray Foam Coalition of the ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry defines spray polyurethane foam (SPF) as a spray-applied plastic that can form a continuous insulation and air-sealing barrier on walls, roofs, around corners, and on all contoured surfaces. Simply described, the process is this: Mixing and reacting unique liquid ...

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Spray Foam Safety: Respiratory Fit Testing

Fit test kits provide convenient and efficient means for testing your crew

Still Required, Sill Necessary By Anne Osbourn, MSA Industrial and Utilities Marketing Manager & Leslie Mitchell, MSA Creative Writer Decades have passed since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began requiring employers to provide respirators for employees who must work within contaminated environments. Use of tight-fitting respirators in the workplace necessitates annual employee fit testing to help ensure that ...

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SPF Roofing Applications Create Unique Hazards

PPE Roofing Safety July_Aug16

By Harry Dietz, Director of Risk Management, NRCA Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is a roof system installation with unique chemical components, application techniques, and worker protection requirements that vary from other roof system installations. Although edge, skylight, ladder, and roof opening hazards are also found in SPF installations, a roofing contractor faces unique challenges when implementing controls to minimize other ...

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