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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Focus On: Safety

Several recent safety product releases are featured in this latest post.... ...Read More...

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: What Business Owners Don’t Know Can Definitely Hurt Them

State requirements for workers' compensation insurance vary widely; it is up to facility managers to keep on top of these requirements to minimize risk for employers.... ...Read More...

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Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive... ...Read More...

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Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures

What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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After World Water Day, Check Out Summit For Facility Executives

The challenges around water for facility management professionals are not going away. Learn how you can set the course for your... ...Read More...

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OSHA Eye And Face Protection Standards To Be Updated

OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection... ...Read More...

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Hampden-Sydney College Energy Research Lab Begins Operations

Construction has reached a point where the first research activities can begin while the facility’s interior is fitted-out and the exterior is... ...Read More...

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Hospitals Report Rise In Violence And Assaults

In 2014, one in three U.S. hospitals report increase in violent acts; employee turnover rates, low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.... ...Read More...