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>>Free Safety Webinar for SPFA Members - Sept. 2

SPFA offers safety webinars that are FREE for SPFA members. The next webinar will be held September 2:

Personal Protective Clothing | September 2, 2015
Speaker: Mr. Scott Ecoff- Covestro, LLC (formerly Bayer MaterialScience) and Member of the Polyurethanes Industry Product Stewardship Committee 

This safety webinar will discuss the proper protective clothing to be used when applying spray polyurethane foam. Respiratory protection has already been covered in a separate webinar. Topics for this webinar include skin protection (coveralls, gloves, head socks), eye protection, head protection footwear and hearing protection.

Additional upcoming webinars scheduled include: 
Containment and Mechanical Ventilation | November 4, 2015
Lock-out/Tag-out | January 6, 2016
Supplier Air Systems for Respirators | March 2, 2016 

If you missed the previous webinars, they are available for download in the Members-only section of the SPFA websiteDirect questions to: Dr. Richard Duncan, SPFA Technical Director, at rickduncan@sprayfoam.org.  

   

>>Updates on New Mexico's Proposed Regulatory Licensing Requirement 

The State of New Mexico is proposing new regulation for SPF contractor licensing that would require SPFA Professional Certification Program (PCP) certification for the Qualified Person (QP) and the Sprayer. SPFA's Executive Director Kurt Riesenberg attended the Aug. 26 informational session in Albuquerque, N.M., which was an in-person meeting. There will also be an in-person and call-in meeting held Sept. 14 related to this subject.

September 14 (In Person Meeting & Phone Access -- Albuquerque, N.M.)
A toll-free number will be provided for call in by the state of New Mexico. The public is invited to attend.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Kelly Marcavage, PCP Certification Director, at kmarcavage@sprayfoam.org.


>>2015-16 SPFA Membership Directory and Buyers' Guide Available Online

 Members in good standing are listed in this publication, which is mailed out every September. This directory is also available in a digital format  The convenient digital format allows users to navigate and access the directory's content quickly and easily, on the road or in the office. Use the information provided to contact fellow SPFA members and industry partners throughout the year to share ideas, ask questions, or just stay in touch.

 

>>SPFA Member Benefits
SPFA knows there are lots of organizations out there that would like to have you in their membership. But if you are in, or getting into, the sprayfoam business, we are the place for you. We work hard to represent you well and give you value back for your support. Click here to find out more.
 
Available on the SPFA website, the SPFA Membership Brochure highlights some of the various benefits of membership and activities of the organization as it pursues its mission to represent SPF professionals in areas of technical and environmental leadership, government advocacy, professional certification, industry promotion and outreach, and delivery of a world-class convention and expo. Please check out the brochure if you have been considering joining SPFA and support our mission to serve you. For more information or to access the application to join, please click here.
 

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