OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards for Construction and General Industry

Presented: Anne Bracker -CT Dep’t of Labor

OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards for Construction and General Industry

We will discuss the health effects of exposure to respirable crystalline silica and we will review the control methods that can be used during tasks that could generate exposure to silica dust.  

We will also discuss the following items related to OSHA’s regulations:

•       Health Effects of Respirable Crystalline Silica

•       Dust Controls and PPE Requirements

•       Written Exposure Control Plan Requirements

•       Medical Surveillance Requirements


SRW- Pavermate Z3 Polymeric Sand

Speaker Joel Baker, Product Manager

The SRW product development team has engineered Pavermate Z3 with three things in mind to give you the best results; ZERO Haze, ZERO Dust and ZERO Problems. Best of all it is Rain Safe in just 10 MINUTES. Where other sands falter, Pavermate Z3 stands tall. Learn more and see a live demonstration as we put it to the test.


Green Foundry Company- Landscape Lighting Design

Speaker: Chase Malibashka

Green Foundry will present techniques for landscape lighting installs that will win you more business.  In addition, they will provide an opportunity to try the adjustability and unique features of the landscape lighting they sell.


Perma Edge Industries, LLC- Perma Paver Edging

Speaker: Scott Doyle

Tired of failed edge restraints? Perma Paver Edge is an innovative paver edging that is fast, easy & stands the test of time. Join us for a live demonstration to learn the benefits of the best edging on the planet!



ARDEX Exterior Tile and Stone Installation Systems

Speaker: Barry Cullen and Tom Quackenbush

Ardex is a manufacturer of specialty, engineered cements designed to provide the contractor and owner complete confidence in lasting performance of their stone installation. We have been making setting materials in Europe since the 1950’s and offer time-proven, high performance, labor-saving products, suitable for the harsh New England climate. All product is now made in the US.

Working with stone veneer, pattern stone, treads, coping, tile, pavers, virtually any stone or masonry material, Ardex provides unparalleled performance and an industry leading labor & material warranty (System One).

Please join us for a live demonstration & discussion on some of our advanced setting materials, waterproofing systems (horizontal and vertical), and our recently introduced permeable water management system for decks, balconies, and entryways, at the NE Hardscape Show at 10:00 on Thursday, March 12th in the Exhibitor Demonstration Area.