Over the past five years, the 3D printing process has exploded; producing furniture, glasses, firearms and prosthetic limbs. However, due to prohibitive costs, using 3D printing for larger scale building projects seemed out of reach, until early last year. WinSun, a Chinese architectural firm, debuted construction of 10 homes, all built using a 3D printer. Now in 2015, experts are predicting the possibilities for 3D printing in the building industry are limitless.
The only constant is change — a familiar phrase for any business. For any manufacturer or employer that handles, uses and stores hazardous materials, the big change being faced in 2015 is the new Global Harmonization Standard, an amendment to Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard. This amendment, known as GHS, is a government regulation mandating standardized global warnings and symbols for hazardous materials to be clearly visible on all productRead More