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Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)

A nonprofit organization devoted to the standardization of construction documents in Canada; used in both the private and public sectors. The MasterFormat has been adopted as the basis for a numbering and titling system for the Canadian National Master Specification (NMS). Head office: 120 Carlton St., Toronto ON M5A 4K2, Canada.


(1) (Card Security Code) A three-digit or four-digit number printed on the front or back of credit cards for security purposes. Called "Card Verification Value" (CVV) by Visa, "Card Validation Code" (CVC) by MasterCard and "Card Identification (CID) by American Express and Discover, the number is requested by merchants to ensure that people actually have the card in their possession. The CSC is also written into the magnetic stripe.

(2) (Common Short Codes) See short code.

(3) (Compact System Camera) See mirrorless camera.
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There's always more to be done, whether it's site managers making more of an effort to check CSCS cards, or workers sharing intelligence and reporting anything suspicious.
CSCS president Baldeo Singh Bhatia submitted an application for its full membership at the BCCI's AGM last year in Chennai.
CSCS is the first customer to order a Cray XC supercomputer with NVIDIA GPUs.
All of Stone's staff are continually trained to the highest level meeting standards laid down not only by the CSCS, but also by organisations such as the CITB-Construction Skills.
In order to educate and train both Sailors and officers, we must have a virtual environment where students, instructors and staff can connect," said CSCS Commanding Officer Capt.
In his letter, Mr Galton sought to give retrospective ratification for redundancy payments on CSCS terms that had already been given to a number of WDA employees.
Thus, when MIT' s computerized registration system failed to post the course and too few students initially pre-registered for it, the NUS and CSCS classes were prepared to continue.
Ellenbecker, DPT, MS, SCS, OCS, CSCS, Physiotherapy Associates, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
These new standards will hopefully mean it will be easier for contractors to use the CSCS cards as a reliable method of checking that site workers have the appropriate skills and knowledge to work in a construction environment safely and effectively.
CSCS has, in a way, already found a place on the world cricketing map by hosting IPL matches at its state- of- the- art Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur.
Naval Base Kitsap Bangor galley staff, CS2 Joseph Fusco and CS3 Roy Mosby, began their Apprenticeship Program training by meeting with NFMT CSCS Sydenstricker and Boston's Pizza Owner, Chef Don Stauff, to discuss the daily routine.
Four employees at Milnsbridge company Horizon Signs have gained their CSCS cards, which allow them to fit the signs for clients in addition to manufacturing them.