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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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...

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Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for... ...Read More...

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ISEA Seeking Input For Revision Of High-Visibility Worker Apparel Standard

ISEA seeks consensus panel participants for the revision of popular high-visibility worker apparel... ...Read More...

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Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than... ...Read More...

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Six Benefits To Power Quality Monitoring

Compromised power quality can have costly repercussions for facilities and their core... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.... ...Read More...

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Counter Terror Security: 10 Guidelines

When considering the impacts of terrorism, there are many issues to consider.... ...Read More...

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2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: A Workplace Filled With Desk Potatoes

The desk potato trend has been on the rise as workers become increasingly tethered to their... ...Read More...