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: 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... [...]

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Did You Miss The Best Practices for Building Fire Life Safety System Compliance Webinar?

This video recap discusses how to develop a comprehensive approach for managing your fire alarm, fire sprinkler, emergency communications, and other building systems.... [...]

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Data Center Decisions: Build, Buy, Or Lease?

The decision may rest on factors such as available capital, timeline, and degree of desired... [...]

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OSHA Provides Guidance For Enforcing Revised Hazard Communication Standard

OSHA has issued instructions to compliance safety and health officers on how to ensure consistent enforcement of the revised Hazard Communication... [...]

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New Product Flash: Dynamo From Dual-Lite

This LED emergency egress luminaire meets the forthcoming energy consumption requirements of Title... [...]

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New Product Flash: Instapump by Turtledrain

This portable drain requires no gas or electricity to remove standing water in and around... [...]

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New Product Flash: Shutgun from Technicraft Product Design

For accidental sprinkler activation, this shut off tool enables staff to stop water flow... [...]

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OSHA Reminds Employers To Protect Workers From Dangers Of Handling Fireworks

In preparation for July 4th celebrations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from... [...]

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A Cleveland Brewery Upgrades Capacity In Tight Space

Great Lakes Brewing Company installed new equipment with schedule and safety at the... [...]

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Ethonomics: The Formula For Workplace Happiness

New research paper looks at the role of sustainable design in maximizing employees' well-being and overall... [...]