Basic Concepts introduces the next generation in spill berm protection, the Rigid-Lock QuickBerm. The article describes the features and benefits of the Rigid-Lock QuickBerm that obsoletes all other berm products. The article addresses the need for a hinged right angle 'L' bracket berm. The Rigid-Lock QuickBerm meets this need providing a maximum useable area, minimum tripping hazards in a single piece construction that requires no assembly. All the features desired in a portable, light weight, durable spill containment berm.