Contractor Safety & Product Stewardship

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We Require Outstanding Performance.

In order to maintain our commitment to safety and quality installation of QuadFoam®, it is critical that all of our contractors stay up-to-date on product knowledge, training, and certifications.

Our Contractor Safety and Product Stewardship Program is designed to promote safety, best practices, and general education around the usage and application of spray polyurethane foam.

QuadFoam® follows the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and the Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) guidelines. The information contained within these documents should be viewed as minimum standards—we encourage and recommend that all contractors prioritize continuing education.

Compliance Requirements

• Implement and comply with the: Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Contractor Safety and Product Stewardship Program

• Implement and comply with the: Alliance for the Polyurethane Industry (API) Model Respiratory Program for Compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Respiratory Protection Program Standard 29 C.F.R. § 1910.134

• Register for and complete the following online training and certification program: American Chemistry Council Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) Spray Polyurethane Foam Chemical Health and Safety Training 

 

Get SPFA Certified.

Because safety is our number-one priority, all QuadFoam® contractors are required to become Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) Certified. Your training will ensure that you understand how to handle our products properly, and that you and your clients are protected during application and long after.

SPFA Certification
(A) COMPONENT - ISO

Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Technical Bulletin AX178
AX178 PDMI User Guidelines (PDF)

Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Working with MDI and Polymeric MDI
AX178 Working With MDI and PDMI (PDF)

Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
Guidance Document
Seven Important Points for Spray Foam Contractors
CPI Seven Important Points (PDF)

(B) COMPONENT - RESIN

Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Technical Bulletin AX228
AX228 Resin Handling (PDF)

VENTILATION
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Ventilation Guidance for Spray Polyurethane 
Foam Application
EPA - Vent Procedure (PDF)

THERMAL DEGRADATION / DECOMPOSITION
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
Technical Bulletin AX396
Polyurethane & Thermal Degradation
AX396 Polyurethanes Thermal Degradation (PDF)

FIRE SAFETY
Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Technical Bulletin AX426
AX426 Fire Safety Guidelines (PDF)

Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Six Steps for Fire Safety During Construction
AX236 Six Steps for Fire Safety (PDF)

DISPOSAL
Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
Technical Bulletin AX151
AX151 User Guidelines (PDF)

COMMUNICATION
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
Guidance Document
Hazard Communication for Spray Polyurethane Foam
Insulation Applications
CPI Hazard Communication (PDF)

HEALTH AND SAFETY PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMS
American Chemistry Council
Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI)
Healthy and Safety Product Stewardship Workbook
For High Pressure Application of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF)
CPI Health Safety Product Stewardship (PDF)