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Safety Concerns in Coating and Painting Operations

COURSE NO: C01-011
Safety Concerns in Coating and Painting Operations
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes safety and health issues arising when workers are engaged in coating, painting, and surface preparation operations. The knowledge contained in this course is essential to anyone responsible for worker safety during renovation and maintenance projects involving coating and painting operations.


The 1 PDH online course is intended for civil, environmental, chemical and structural engineers, as well as design professionals and construction personnel interested managing or involved in coating and painting operations.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about hazardous materials handling
  • Learning about abrasive blast-cleaning equipment
  • Learning about spray equipment
  • Learning about welding and cutting of coated steel
  • Understanding respiratory protection for toxic chemical control
  • Learning about confined space entry
  • Learning about storage of flammable liquids, work in confined spaces
  • Understanding the toxic effects from exposure to chemicals in coating materials
  • Learning about ignition sources such as welding
  • Learning about production of toxic airborne contaminants through cutting operations
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 10 of the "Panting: New Construction and Maintenance" engineering manual, published by the United States Army of Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication Number EM 1110-2-3400. 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Safety Concerns in Coating and Painting Operations (2.0 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on Chapter 10 of this USACE publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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