Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

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Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning... [...]

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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: How Resilient Is New Orleans?

The Data Center, a research organization focused on Southeast Louisiana, analyzes New Orleans'... [...]

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Lenel Helps Protect 69th Annual Little League World Series

For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management... [...]

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OSHA Clarifies Whistleblower Dispute Process

OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower... [...]

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Graphic Products Releases Arc Flash PPE Guide

Graphic Products' Arc Flash PPE Quick Reference Guide summarizes elements of the NFPA 70E standard which helps reduce workers’ exposure to major electrical hazards... [...]

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FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential... [...]

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New Product Flash: Tork EasyCube From SCA

Web connected restroom dispensers keep facility staff updated on supply levels, reducing occupant... [...]

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Reduce Legionella Risk With Cooling Tower Maintenance

Cooling towers are ideal places for legionella to... [...]

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Summer Safety Checklist: Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products In Educational Facilities

Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school... [...]

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Policing Trends Reflected in New Stations and Police Academies

A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to... [...]