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NFPA Life Safety Certification For Health Care Facility Managers

The CLSS-HC is the first of new specialist certifications for facility managers and others responsible for ensuring safety at their facilities.

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 blast.

Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.

FM Issue: Safeguarding Fire Systems

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

Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac plans?

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster recovery/business continuity.

ICC Designates NFPA 70 For Use With I-Codes

ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s 
National Electrical Code® as the electrical code 
for use with the ICC family of codes.

ICC, NFPA Join to Advance Public Safety in the Built Environment

The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical, and life safety codes.

OSHA Cautions On The Dangers Of Fireworks

OSHA offers a Safety and Health Topics page that addresses two sectors in the pyrotechnics industry: retail sales of fireworks and fireworks display

FM Issue: Playing With Fire

Safe egress for building occupants is paramount, and existing and just released standards help guide the way. Accessibility isn't just the law; it's very, very good business!

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Featured Video: The Impact of NBase-T on WiFi Deployments

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FM Alert: APPA Plans Second ANSI Standard

The proposed APPA 1100: Facility Management Terms and Definitions, will establish a database of nationally recognized terms and definitions used within the facilities, building, or supporting infrastructure industries.

FreeStyle-155 Wall Mount Gas-Fired Boiler From Williamson

Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.

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Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.