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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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... [...]

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Facility Executive | July/August 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at a multitude of security issues and their solutions. Also featured: HVAC, hospitality case study, pest control, professional... [...]

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New Product Flash: Night Owl Perimeter Lighting System From CAST Lighting

The system's infrared illumination setting boosts the effectiveness of night vision-capable CCTV... [...]

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Friday Funny: Pee-Proof Walls

In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.... [...]

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Three Colleges On One Campus Choose Zurn For Water Projects

Prompted by federal lead-free laws that went into effect in January 2014, three separate colleges located on the shared, 150-acre Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, CO chose Zurn Industries, LLC to provide engineered water solutions.... [...]

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Facility Retrofit: Eradicating Bird Mess

Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.... [...]

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OSHA To Clarify Record Keeping of Work-related Injuries

OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and... [...]

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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... [...]