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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Emergency Preparedness Planning Essentials

The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should... ...Read More...

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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Sitting Without A Chair

Would you trust a Chairless Chair to support your body weight? Or is it just a gimmick that's cashing in on the robotics craze? What do facility managers and engineers... ...Read More...

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July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months... ...Read More...

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Recall Alert: ESL And Interlogic Smoke Detectors

Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise... ...Read More...

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Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these... ...Read More...

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Special Feature: Emergency Shower Selection

The newest technologies can elevate worker... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: The Barracuda from The Bilco Company

Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous... ...Read More...

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OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker... ...Read More...