#75 – “Pick Up The Phone And Call”

Episode #75 of The Maryland Construction Network is an audio recording of Ro Waldron’s article, “Pick Up The Phone And Call”. The article appeared in the April 2018 edition of MCN’s Newsletter “Networked & Connected”. The article speaks of the benefits to conducting conversations with people rather than relying solely on electronic communications. Indeed, there are advantages […]

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#74 – “Secure Your Email Environment In Today’s Ever-Changing Threat Landscape”

Episode #74 of The Maryland Construction Network is the audio recording from our April 12, 2018 Wisdom & Wine presentation “Secure Your Email Environment In Today’s Ever-Changing Threat Landscape”. Our event host Business Information Group, in conjunction with Mr. Thorston Stoeterau from Barracuda Networks, made this presentation possible. You may download a pdf of the […]

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OSHA Focus 4 – Struck By Safety – Toolbox Talk #3 – Work Zone Driving

Struck By Safety—Toolbox Talk #3 For more information about the Focus 4 Campaign and to access to all the toolbox talks in English and/or Spanish, click here. Work Zone Driving Drive towards ZERO crashes—Your driving actions and habits can save lives, including yours! Know the work zone signs. They are the metal plaques that inform […]

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OSHA Focus 4 – Struck By Safety – Toolbox Talk #1

Struck By Safety—Toolbox Talk #1 For more information about the Focus 4 Campaign and to access to all the toolbox talks in English and/or Spanish, click here. How Can We Be Safe Around Equipment? What are the hazards? Employees working around heavy equipment are exposed to pinch points, back-in-to, run-over, and back-over hazards when working […]

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OSHA Focus 4 – Struck By Safety – Toolbox Talk # 2 “Struck By Incident”

Struck By Safety—Toolbox Talk #2 For more information about the Focus 4 Campaign and to access to all the toolbox talks in English and/or Spanish, click here. Incident: In January 2015, an employee working in a trench was struck-by an excavator bucket, which was removing soil from the excavation, resulting in a broken hip. The […]

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#73 – New Maryland Business Express Website & Maryland Healthy Working Families Act Additional Guidance

Today’s episode of the Maryland Construction Network includes newly released information from two Maryland government agencies. First, the Department of Assessments and Taxation unveiled on March 12th the Maryland Business Express, a new website that will make it easier for Maryland’s small business owners and entrepreneurs to plan, start, manage, and grow their business. Accessible at businessexpress.maryland.gov, […]

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#72 – Education & Awareness In The Context Of Cybersecurity & The Power of No

This episode of the Maryland Construction Network contains two articles published in MCN’s February 2018 edition of Networked & Connected. The first article, “Education & Awareness In The Context Of Cybersecurity”, was written and submitted by Allan Hirsh of Allan Hirsh Advisors. The article highlights some basic tips to protect your company’s data online. The second […]

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