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What You Need To Know About Changes To NFPA 70E

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Annual Testing And Maintenance Of Backflow Preventer

One facility management professional is looking for input on the testing requirements and frequency for backflow preventers used in conjunction with water glycol piping... ...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Operational Intelligence By OSIsoft

This open enterprise infrastructure connects sensor-based data, operations, and people to enable real-time and actionable... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Most Bizarre Excuses For Being Late To Work

When asked about the most outrageous excuses employees have given for being late, employers say some very unconventional culprits are to... ...Read More...

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BASICs Of Green Building Certification

Focus on five tasks to help simplify a potentially complex... ...Read More...

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Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste To Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Eliminating waste in distribution centers resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9 million in 2013.... ...Read More...

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Sustainable Building Codes In The Middle East Being Developed

ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building... ...Read More...

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OSHA Eye And Face Protection Standards To Be Updated

OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Top Energy Improvement

What is the most effective change made in the past 12... ...Read More...

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March 15-21: Termite Awareness Week

Subterranean termites can collapse a building entirely, destroy plastic plumbing pipes, and may cause serious damage.... ...Read More...