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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Building Safety Month Week One: Don’t Get Burned—Build To Code

Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Public Address Standards

Is there an established requirement for relaying emergency messages within a corporate... [...]

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Tree Holes: Hazards Or Harmless?

The sign most people recognize in the change of a tree is the appearance of a hollow. However, even a large hollow does not necessarily signify a tree has become hazardous.... [...]

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New Product Flash: 3000 Series Door From DBCI

Part of a wider product line, this steel curtain rollup door has been tested to withstand moderate to high wind... [...]

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New NIOSH Report Recommends All Workplaces Be Tobacco Free | Includes E-Cigarettes In Suggested Smoking Ban

The latest recommendations also include removing exposures to e-cigarettes in the... [...]

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Focus On: Safety

Several recent safety product releases are featured in this latest post.... [...]

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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.... [...]

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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... [...]

This fire in an abandoned convent in Massueville, Quebec, Canada was so aggressive that firefighters focused their efforts on saving an adjacent church.

Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures

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

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Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say... [...]