This rigorous and extensive certification programme was originally designed for individual contractors, but was recently expanded to include suppliers. "Our new Supplier Company Accreditation Program recognises companies like Huntsman that are dedicated to raising the bar on safety, performance, quality, and professionalism among SPF industry professionals, said SPFA Executive Director Kurt Riesenberg. Huntsman earned its accreditation by fulfilling the following requirements: Supplier offered training programmesDesignated on-staff personnelCertified supplier representative(s)Liaison to SPFAWritten examiner(s)Field examiner(s)Best practices/risk management programme verificationSupplier offered written exam(s) and field exam(s) "We are proud to receive this accreditation, which closely aligns with our industry-leading product stewardship efforts and goal of promoting the safe use of polyurethanes, said Huntsman Polyurethanes Business Manager Trent Shidaker. "We encourage all those that supply SPF materials, systems or equipment to get involved and invest in the sustainability of industry by joining the programme. The PCP also represents proactive, on-going communication with federal agencies on matters of concern to the SPF industry. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have conducted a courtesy review of course materials.