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Safety | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.

FM Alert: New Workplace Wellbeing White Paper Released

FM Alert: New Workplace Wellbeing White Paper Released

Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.

New APC by Schneider Electric Back-UPS

Innovative UPS design offers hours of runtime for critical network devices, providing internet access during outages and emergencies.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

Question of the Week: Keeping Workers With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Safe

A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

FM Alert: OSHA Proposes Respiratory Protection Changes

OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.

New Survey: Out & Equal On The Job

About two-thirds of Americans agree that appropriate restroom access should be available for transgender adults at work and in public, without requiring medical transition.

Seven Top-Of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.

Winsley Mid-Back Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

About 129,000 of the Winsley Mid-Back Chairs were sold at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide and online at officedepot.com.

Friday Funny: Be Very Afraid

Just in time for a healthy dose of Halloween horror, here are this year's 13 best haunted houses and attractions across the U.S.

FM Alert: 7 Steps To Protect Elevators During A Flood

The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. With flooding one of the most damaging effects of a big storm, here are some timely tips from thyssenkrupp Elevator.

Barron Lighting Group’s UL Certified Test Lab

Barron Lighting Group’s test lab is now qualified to perform UL Certification testing.

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.

Question Of The Week: Is Your LED Retrofit Safe?

UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.

FM Alert: New OSHA Whistleblower Settlement Guidelines

OSHA has issued new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases.

The Well Living Lab Announces First Alliance Members

The Well Living Lab leverages and expands upon the principles of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which focuses on seven concepts relevant to indoor health—air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.

Cintas Active Scraper Floor Mat

Part of Cintas' High Performance Series, the floor mat's active blades scrape off grime; capture three times more dirt and debris.

Model C Gas Detector by Grace Industries

The Model C gas detector and the calibratable Model C+ identify fuel oil concentrations of less than 200 ppm or gas leaks of less than one cubic foot per year.

Free Zika Virus Prevention Course Available Online

In light of Zika outbreaks worldwide, organizations are urged to train and educate their workforce.

Electromagnetic Lock by DeltrexUSA

Three Electromagnetic Lock models provide fail-safe operation for low security applications.

FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information

OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.

Johnson Controls, Tyco Complete Merger

Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.

Friday Funny: Teen Pest Control

A New Zealand library is hoping an unusual method will “bug” scrap-happy teenagers enough to keep them from loitering.

FM Alert: OSHA, Health Canada Update Workplace Chemicals Work Plan

The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.

Active Shooters A Major Workplace Concern, But Businesses Unprepared

Two-thirds of organizations name an active shooter as a top threat, but 79 percent are not fully prepared, more than 60 percent run no readiness drills.

Aquarion Eyewash Station by Encon

The Aquarion Self-Contained Eyewash is a portable eyewash station for when plumbed, potable water is not available.

Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat by Rockford Systems

The Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat encases conductive plates which provide stop/restart signals when pressure is applied or released.

FM Alert: OSHA Seeking Nominations For Safety And Health Council

OSHA is accepting nominations for members to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).

FM Alert: OSHA Pilots New Expedited Whistleblower Review Process

The goal is to bring about quicker resolution for whistleblowers and their employers regarding claims of retaliation for reporting safety and other concerns on the job.

ASSA ABLOY Aperio Wireless Lock Integrates with Tyco

Aperio wireless lock technology has been integrated with all editions of Kantech EntraPass Security Software 7.0.

FM Alert: OSHA Kicks Off “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge”

OSHA is challenging inventors and entrepreneurs to help develop a technological solution to workplace noise exposure and related hearing loss.

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