Haz Com Standard Enforcement
May26

Haz Com Standard Enforcement

Hazard Communication Standard Enforcement Underway By Mark A. Lies II and Patrick D. Joyce Introduction Are you ready for the new Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements? Failure to properly provide or respond to new SDS information could open the door to an OSHA inspection and enforcement activities, including citations and significant penalties for violating the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 (HCS 2012) (29 CFR 1910.1200). OSHA...

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The Effects of Online Crime
May26

The Effects of Online Crime

Online Crime Affects More Than You May Think By Kristen Long In the September 2014 issue of Concrete Openings, I wrote an article titled “The Threat Posed by Cyber Criminals.” In the article, I discussed the emerging risk of cybercrime and the link between main street American businesses and the Fortune 500 company attacks. Now is the time to revisit this topic, because since that time cyber criminals have elevated their game and...

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Healthy Eating on a Budget
May26

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget By Erin O’Brien Most of us are well aware of the benefits of a healthy diet – and those who are trying to eat healthier have likely noticed that the grocery bill tends to run a little higher when purchasing healthy, all-natural and organic foods. While we know that there are long-term benefits to this healthy lifestyle, our budgets can restrict the amount of organic, all-natural and healthy food we purchase....

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The Architect’s Viewpoint – Part IV
May26

The Architect’s Viewpoint – Part IV

The Architect’s Viewpoint: Specifying the Right Floor—Part IV By Andy Bowman Here is the final installment of this four-part article. Parts I to III were published in the three previous issues of Concrete Openings and focused on the selection and preparation of the appropriate flooring system. Please refer to the Archives page to view online. Floor System Troubleshooting Fish Eyes They occur due to a difference in surface tension...

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New Products and Industry News [June ’15]
May26

New Products and Industry News [June ’15]

CLICK ON AN IMAGE TO SEE A FULL-SIZE VERSION New Handheld Electric Saw Released by Diamond Products Diamond Products Limited announces the latest addition to its handheld saw lineup with the new C14 electric powered unit. The unit is powered by a 120/110-volt, 15/20-amp electric motor with overload protection and load warning LED light, which is highly visible to the operator. The heavy-duty electrical cord includes a Portable...

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