Inspections

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Inspections articles.


Question Of The Week: How Are Fire Door Inspections Handled At Your Facility?

Facility manager wants to know if facilities are contracting out fire door inspections, doing them in house, or not even bothering to do them at all.

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.

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.

FM Issue: Safeguarding Fire Systems

Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

OSHA Issues Plan To Help Reduce Injuries And Illnesses At High Hazard Workplaces

In addition to the SST program, OSHA implements both national and local emphasis inspection programs, which include programmed inspections, to target high-risk hazards and industries.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Space Heaters

How should a Los Angeles-based facility deal with space heaters when safety inspectors visit?

New Product Flash: SeeSnake® microDrain™ D65S Inspection Camera System by RIDGID®

This new camera system allows for accessible and precise inspections of many types of lines, ducts, pipes, and chimneys.

OSHA Cracking Down On Metals Manufacturers

Any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel, or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan Attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr.

Three Legislators Honored For Supporting Building Safety

The award winners are South Carolina Senator Phil P. Leventis, New Mexico Senator Bernadette M. Sanchez, and New Jersey Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski.

OSHA Directive Supports Protection Of Federal Workers

The directive outlines the procedures for carrying out programmed inspections at some of the most hazardous federal workplaces.

New OSHA Program Targets Workplaces With Hazardous Chemicals

The program establishes policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that are covered by OSHA's process safety management (PSM) standard.

OSHA to Push Program on Recordkeeping

This program will institute a policy that prompts recordkeeping inspections at employers’ establishments with low incidence rates in historically high rate industries. It will also incorporate inspections of a sample of construction firms.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

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