Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: enMotion Automated Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser

This recent introduction from Georgia-Pacific Professional provides sanitizer to building... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Recycling Banding Materials

The right equipment can help facility managers to keep polyester (PET) strapping and steel banding out of... [...]

Survey Finds Americans Typically Misjudge Fire Safety Risks

Survey reveals that 70% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in a commercial high rise building, and another 24% feel no difference in their... [...]

Steelcase Recalls Cachet Swivel Chairs

Approximately 165,000 units are included in this recall, which was issued as a precautionary safety measure. The chairs are being recalled because the front seat support part of the chair can crack and fail, posing a fall hazard to... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your... [...]

ASSE Celebrates A Century Of Safety: 1911-2011

Today, occupational safety and health is a key component to a successful company’s business plan. The occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession continues to grow and was recently listed in the top half of a Top 50 Jobs in America... [...]

Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures, Pre-1979

The EPA has released recommended steps to take for schools with older lighting fixtures in order to reduce potential exposures to harmful levels of PCBs. The guidance — part of EPA’s efforts to address potential PCB exposures in schools — is based on evidence that the older ballasts contain PCBs that can leak when the ballasts fail,... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: HealthPower From Square D by Schneider Electric

This program focuses on the electrical infrastructure of hospitals to improve safety, as well as operational... [...]

OSHA Directive Supports Protection Of Federal Workers

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

Comments Needed: Workplace Noise Exposure Controls

OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due... [...]