Our Number-One Commitment

Commitment to Safety and our Workforce

Safety is a non-negotiable core value of New Kent Coatings. Our team is extensively trained in risk mitigation for themselves, our fellow trades, and our customers’ facilities.

Right People, Quality Training, Proper Tools

A cornerstone philosophy at New Kent Coatings is underpinned in our vision to employ a world-class workforce. An emphasis is placed upon hiring the right people, providing quality training, and supplying the proper tools to do the job right. Time and time again, New Kent Coatings personnel have been acknowledged and recognized for their professionalism, positive attitude and conscientiousness to safety.  A genuine team environment is openly apparent.

Safety Training

Special purpose coatings is not house painting and requires a specialized skill set that carries a high regard for safety. All employees complete an extensive safety training program and are required to undergo pre-employment drug testing and agree to random testing while employed at New Kent Coatings.

Safety Training Includes

  • Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP)
  • Confined Space
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Protection
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Forklift and Aerial-Lift Operation
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Hazard Communication (HAZCOM)
  • Lead Awareness and Competent Person
  • Lock Out – Tag Out (LOTO)
  • Medical
  • OSHA 10
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Scaffolding
  • Waste Management (HAZWOPER)

Routine Medical Testing (Upon Hiring)

  • Audiometry (Hearing)
  • Blood Lead Level
  • Drug Screening – 10 panel
    (Performed as a condition of hire, random testing, after accident or near miss, and companywide at least twice per year)
  • Fit for Duty Medical Exam/Physical
  • Respirator Fit Testing and Pulmonary Clearance


  • Commercial Auto
  • Commercial Liability
  • General Liability
  • Worker’s Comp
  • EMR .79


  • Chemical Facilities
  • Food Processing Facilities
  • Potable Water Tanks
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Military Installations
  • Petroleum Storage Facilities
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Piping
  • Power Generation Facilities
  • Pulp and Paper Mills
  • Storage and Warehousing Facilities
  • Structural Steel
  • Swimming Pool Coatings
  • Water and Waste Water Plants


  • Sandblasting
  • Concrete Restoration
  • Corrosion Surveys
  • Epoxy Floor Coatings
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Industrial Coatings Application
  • Intumescent Fire Proofing
  • Cementitious Fire Proofing
  • Lead Abatement
  • Secondary Containment Coatings
  • Surface Preparation
  • Tank Coating
  • Tank Lining
  • UHP Water Blasting
  • Dry-Ice Blasting
Call us today so we can bring value and longevity to your assets.