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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Sealed TV Remotes Now Available; Recommended For Public Spaces

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) recommends sealed television remote control devices for public spaces like hotel guest rooms and hospital patient... ...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Locks 101

Access control, in whatever its form, begins with locks. And this subject has its own nomenclature, which can be... ...Read More...

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Safe Workplaces Smart For Business

Creating a safe workplace is smart business, as well as the right thing to do—there are many ROI benefits of workplace... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom... ...Read More...

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Facility Contingency Plans For Terrorist Attacks

Chris Phillips, founder and managing director of the UK-based firm International Protect and Prepare Security Office (IPPSO), offers... ...Read More...

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NRDC Resource Examines Water Infrastructure

Facility executives can explore how many state and utility policies (or lack thereof) address water loss via... ...Read More...

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Free Online Earthquake Resilience Program Now Available

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and... ...Read More...

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Protect Mission Critical Facilities From Leaks

Focus on these five areas—the most frequent points of failure from a fluid intrusion... ...Read More...

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Cal/OSHA Cites Disney Construction For Two Worker Fatalities

Faulty equipment and untrained staff caused deaths at job... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... ...Read More...