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ATTENTION CHROME PLATERS, CHROMIC ACID ANODIZERS and/or SPRAY PAINTERS OF HEX CHROMATE PRIMERS

MADE ANY CHANGES IN YOUR PROCESSES WITH HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM SINCE 2006? LIKE CHANGES IN FUME SUPPRESSANT? Then you are required to perform additional air monitoring for Hex Chrome.   Sub-chapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders §5206. Chromium (VI). (F) The employer shall perform additional monitoring when there has been any change in the production process, raw materials, equipment, personnel, work practices, or control methods that may result in new or additional exposures to chromium (VI), or when the employer has any reason to believe that new or additional exposures have

Bright Design Challenge Winners Announced

The National Association for Surface Finishing California Chapters, in conjunction with the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, has just completed the 6th annual Bright Design Challenge. This year’s competition introduced students to the impact of decorative finishes in our everyday lives and challenged design students to create unique, one-of-a-kind consumer items utilizing an element of surface finishing.   The winning projects focused on innovative products such as interactive sculpture lighting fixtures, decorative metal briefcases, environmentally efficient pavers, kitchen utensil

MFASC and MFANC Participate in 17th Annual CUPA Conference

  Earlier this month, the Metal Finishers of Southern California and the Metal Finishers of Northern California participated in the 17th annual California Unified Program Training Association (CUPA) Conference, a summit aimed at improving business managers’ preparedness for a wide range of environmental and regulatory liabilities. The event was held February 2-5 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego and drew over 1,300 registrants and 45 exhibitors. The annual event targets a wide range of audiences, including professionals in environmental,

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COVID-19 UPDATE

As global concern about the COVID-19 outbreak grows, we are committed to providing our members with support and updated information in order to minimize the disruptions of the day-to-day operations and keep our employees and families safe.
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