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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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... [...]

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Web Exclusive: Workplace Emergency Prep

Facility Executive spoke with Staples' Bob Risk about a survey the company recently conducted on workplace... [...]

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Construction Project Failures Weigh On Industry Despite Advances In Planning And Controls

Project owners say less than one-third of projects completed on time and on budget; talent shortages are a challenge with continued demand for external... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Paper Towel Shortfall?

TD Garden in Boston is being sued for a restroom slip and fall. What preventive measures are in your maintenance... [...]

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Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due To Burn Hazard

Electrical arcing may cause certain Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps to overheat and melt, posing a burn... [...]

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OSHA Updates Guidance For Protecting Vulnerable Employees From Workplace Violence

To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.... [...]

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Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

The use of technology can help facility managers address a number of issues in the workplace, including everything from life safety to vibration control. Read this issue to find out... [...]