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FRIDAY FUNNY: Body-O-Matic, for the Unsafe Workplace

WorkSafe Victoria has come up with a gruesome campaign to get the point of workplace safety across: The Body-O-Matic vending machine designed to sell spare body... ...Read More...

IFMA Names Tony Keane President and CEO

IFMA has appointed Anthony “Tony” J. Keane, CAE, as the association’s new president and CEO. Keane’s first day will be January 18,... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Database Analysis From MicroMain

This CMMS database “check up” provides facility managers an economical way to review the condition of their stored maintenance... ...Read More...

IFMA Foundation Names Trustees Award Winners

This year’s IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards were given to Bentley Prince Street and Graphic Systems... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Colordentify From ERC Wiping Products

This color coding approach to cleaning helps prevent cross contamination between departments and wiping... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Nothing Says "I Love You…"

In addition to a mountain of awaiting e-mail, employees returning from vacation often have to deal with pranks executed by (envious?) co-workers who feel a little inconvenience is the perfect way to show someone just how much they... ...Read More...

Your Company May Not Be Recession Proof Yet Your Attitude Is

Across the country, financial experts are debating when the global economic recession will end. While business leaders continue to navigate through these challenging times, it is critical to remember there is one thing that is recession proof—your... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: SkyGuard From WeatherData Services

This service alerts facilities about potentially damaging weather events ahead of... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: This Chair Rocks! (And So Does Its Light!)

Rochus Jacob was awarded the first prize for his Murakami Chair which incorporates technology into the skids of the chair to run an OLED light—thereby powering an attached reading lamp with energy generated from its own rocking... ...Read More...