Category: Safety

PPC Explains: Static Dissipative Coatings

Static dissipative flooring or coatings are very important in most working environments, but especially when chemicals are used or there is electronic equipment. Put very simply, static dissipative flooring/coating is a special type of flooring or coating that is used to prevent static or electric-charge build up. The coating controls the static charge in the workers… Read more

Abrasive Blasting: More Than a Facebook Activity

Abrasive blasting is the process blasting a highly pressurized media against a surface to either smooth a rough surface, texture a smooth surface, remove surface contaminants. There are many types of abrasive blasting, and many different materials (media) that get blasted including: Mineral – Silica sand is a common mineral abrasive. It breaks up quickly,… Read more

PPC’s Safety Tips for Preventing Falls

OSHA has very strict guidelines for safety. We follow these guidelines to a tee and go beyond them whenever necessary. Since we pride ourselves on safety at PPC, we wanted to share a brief overview of OSHA’s guidelines regarding preventing falls on projects. This is our rulebook for every job, which every employee is trained… Read more

Protecting Eyes, Nose, and Lungs from Paint

When painting for any job, it is important to know the dangers of the materials you are using. Paints, primers, sealants, and solvents have hazardous materials that have potential to be extremely dangerous to personal health and the environment. Team PPC runs through several safety procedures to make sure we are performing our safest on… Read more