Friday Funny Archives
While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for you.
This 2009 advertisement from Samsung hints at just what can be done with LED lamp technology when put in the hands of ingenious Welsh sheep herders, their working dogs, and their flocks.
Study finds that fear of being replaced and poor communication prevent American workers from taking time off.
Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald’s are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.
Contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and health care facilities. Within two to four hours, the virus could be detected on 40% to 60% of workers and visitors in the facilities and among commonly touched objects.
Research by PsychTests.com indicates that while Millennials possess distinct skills and traits that differentiate them from older generations, they still struggle to deal with the stress factor.
Your trash may be treasure for some other organization…or vice versa!
Would you trust a Chairless Chair to support your body weight? Or is it just a gimmick that’s cashing in on the robotics craze? What do facility managers and engineers think?
In the hopes of spreading “the joy of building, revising, and repairing,” the goal of the program is to introduce youngsters—perhaps facility managers or engineers of the future—to materials and tools while learning the basics of individual work and teamwork.
With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.