New NY Bridge - Four Years in Two Minutes

Authored a chapter in:

ASM Handbook Volume 5 B: Protective Organic Coatings

“Learning to anticipate job hazards and to respect danger” (Update to Applicator Bulletin series)  JPCL (December 2013)
“OSHA’s Proposed Rule for Silica Hits the Streets” JPCL (September 2013) 
“Regulations in Coatings Work: Key Developments Over 30 Years” JPCL:  Three Decades of Change in the Coatings Industry
(August 2013, Special Issue)
“Is Lead Dead? A Look Back and a Look Forward at 20 Years of Bridge Painting Under the OSHA Lead in Construction Interim
Final Rule and Other Related Standards” JPCL (May 2013) 
"Going Global: OSHA revises the Hazard Communication Standard” JPCL (August 2012)
“Enforcing Regulations in Steel Fabrication and Coating Shops” JPCL (April 2012)
“Regulatory Update” 2011 PACE Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Conference Proceedings
“Why EPA’s Proposed Rule on Coal Wastes Could Affect Industrial Painting Work” JPCL (August 2010)
“Regulatory Update” 2010 PACE Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Conference Proceedings.
“An Update on Regulatory Action Affecting Maintenance Painting Work“ JPCL (May 2009)
“New Lead Regulations” 2009 PACE Conference in New Orleans, LA. Conference Proceedings. (co-author)
EPA Tightens Limits on Airborne Lead: Are Changes in the Wind for Coating Work?” JPCL (January 2009)
“New OSHA Program Targets Silica, Other Blast Cleaning Hazards” JPCL (June 2008 – co-author)
“What’s New with Regs for Surface Prep?” JPCL (June 2008 – co-author)
“Current Trends in Occupational and Environmental Health,” JPCL (April 2008 – co-author)

“Current Trends in Occupational and Environmental Health”, 2007 PACE Conference in Dallas, Texas. Conference Proceedings.
“The Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest Gets a Facelift” JPCL (June 2006)
“Current Trends in Occupational and Environmental Health” 2006 PACE Conference in Tampa Bay, Florida. Conference Proceedings. (co-author)
“Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Defining the Roles and Responsibilities of the Contractor’s QC and the Owner’s QA”
JPCL (April 2005)
“Quality Assurance and Quality Control” 2005 PACE Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada Conference Proceedings.
“SSPC Guide 16: Guide to Selecting and Using Dust Collectors” (2004) Committee Chair. 
“Managing Waste Wash Water from Power Washing Bridges, a Means for Determining the Best Management Practice”
2002 SSPC International Conference in Tampa, Florida. Conference Proceedings.
“OSHA Revises Standards for Signs, Signals, and Barricades” Painting and Wallcovering Contractor  
(September/October 2002 – co-author) 
"Dust Collection: Design, Maintenance and Operation”, 2001 SSPC International Conference in Atlanta, GA. Conference Proceedings. 
OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Lead: Impact on Industrial Coatings Industry” JPCL (October 2001)
“Project Design for Lead Paint Removal Projects” Mountain State Water Line (Spring & Summer 2001– co-author)
“Protecting Workers Against Falls: Proper Use of Safety Gear” JPCL, Volume 18, Number 2 (February 2001 – co-author) 
“Here Comes the EPA: Trends in EPA Enforcement in the Coatings Industry,” Proceedings of the SSPC 2000 International Conference (SSPC-00-15) in Nashville, TN. 
“SSPC TU 7: Conducting Ambient Air, Soil, and Water Sampling During Surface Preparation and Paint Disturbance Activities.”
(2000) Committee Chair. 
“Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations” Chapter 9:  Corrosion:  Understanding the Basics, ASM International
(January 2000)
“Solvent and Paint Waste Handling,” JPCL (May 1999: Volume 16, Number 5, p. 42); “Protective and Marine coatings” (May 1999: Number 2, Number 5, p. 42); and Proceedings of the SSPC 1998 International Conference (SSPC 98-11) in Orlando, FL 
“Project Design for Lead Paint Removal Projects” Chemical Engineering Magazine (January 1996)
“High Volume Ambient Air Monitoring During Paint Removal Operations” American Painting Contractor
(February 1995 – co-author)
“Ambient Air Monitor Placement,” 1994 SSPC Lead Conference in Greenwich, CT. Conference Proceedings.  
Kenneth A. Trimber (KTA-Tator, Inc.) Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook, SSPC 93-03 (2nd Edition), Technical Editor. 
Kenneth A. Trimber and Daniel P. Adley, Project Design: Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook,
Volume II SSPC 94-19, Technical Editor

ABKaelin, LLC was involved on The New NY Bridge/  Governor Mario M Cuomo Bridge project from the first day of coating application and presently providing coatings quality assurance, auditing and project management services.

Walt Whitman Painters Live the High Life

ABKaelin, LLC is proud to be part of the DRPA/JMT team as an industrial hygiene/ environmental health and safety subconsultant and to be working with Corcon, Inc. and the painters and riggers from IUPAT and District Council 711 and 21, and Local 2011.
Technical Editor of:

Project Design: Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook, Volume II 

Kenneth A. Trimber and Daniel P. Adley
Women Professionals of SSPC share advice on working in the coatings industry 

Published on Jul 28, 2016

Joyce Wright, a facility owner representative serving on the SSPC Board of Governors interviewed 8 women from various sectors of the coatings industry at SSPC 2016. Here, they share their wisdom and thoughts to inspire other women to excel in a typically male-dominated workforce.

Erin Vogel, Industrial Coatings R&D Group, Dow Coating Materials
Chrissy Stewart, Senior Chemist, KTA-Tator, Inc.
Kristin Leonard, Oil, Gas and Chemical, Bechtel Corporation
Alison Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC.
Laura Blechl, Executive Director of Business, Deco Coatings, Inc.
Gail Warner, Retired (formerly of Newport News Shipbuilding)
Lydia Frenzel, Executive Director of the SSPC Advisory Council
Cindy O'Malley, Consulting & Laboratory Services Manager, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Learn more about SSPC including membership at Get involved with the Women in Coatings track at SSPC 2017! Stay tuned to for more information.
Inaugural SSPC Women in Coatings Impact Awardees

Published on Mar 31, 2014

Jodi Temyer from PaintSquare News interviews the recipients of the inaugural SSPC "Women in Coating Impact Award" given to Lana Ponsonby of Newport News Shipbuilding and Alison Kaelin of A.B. Kaelin, LLC at SSPC 2014 in Florida.