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Question Of The Week: Where Is Your Wireless Technology?

Wireless technology has impacted virtually all aspects of facility management... [...]

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Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by... [...]

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Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work

More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples... [...]

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OSHA Updates Inspection Procedures for Protecting Healthcare Workers from Tuberculosis

OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.... [...]

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New Product Flash: Instapump by Turtledrain

This portable drain requires no gas or electricity to remove standing water in and around... [...]

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Video Update: UCLA’s Recovery From Water Main Break

On July 29, 2014, a city of Los Angeles water main ruptured under Sunset Boulevard, opening a large hole in the pavement that closed the street during rush hour and flooded parts of UCLA’s north campus. Nearly a year after the flood, all impacted facilities are back in operation. This video documents the event and cleanup... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: The Lean Approach By Veritiv

Manufacturing facilities face challenges coming from all sides and directions. The Lean Approach from Veritiv can help manage these... [...]

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Question Of The Week: How Can I Use A Facilities Condition Assessment?

A facility manager is looking to discuss and share experiences with conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment of his organization's portfolio to drive strategic decision making, educate stakeholders, and set... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Late, Great American Summer Vacation

The majority of Americans will take little to no vacation this summer, according to a recent survey from Skift.... [...]

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EPA Recognizes Combined Heat And Power Projects, Encourages Other Facilities To Consider

EPA Awards and reference materials highlight how efficient CHP (cogeneration) reduces energy use and... [...]