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.

Web Exclusive: Safety Prompts Water Treatment System

In Iraq, U.S. troops stationed at Forward Operating Base, Delta have a system in place to create their own potable... ...Read More...

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The Right To Bear Arms…In Office Parking Lots

Keeping violence out of the workplace is a top priority for employers everywhere. But as more states pass laws giving employees the right to bring guns onto company parking lots, many facility managers are now concerned about compliance with OSHA workplace safety... ...Read More...

Workplace Injury and Illness Rates Continue To Decline Significantly

Rate decline significantly and reported injuries continue at recorded... ...Read More...

Start Of MRSA Season Cause For Concern For Safety Professionals

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 126,000 hospitalizations are related to MRSA each year; and 70% of hospital acquired infections are due to antibiotic resistant bacteria such as MRSA, with MRSA infections being one of the strongest and fastest growing.... ...Read More...

Watch Your Step

With winter on its way, facility managers need to take a look at preventing slipping, falling, and tripping... ...Read More...

Code Hearings Feature Major Issues, Dramatic Moments

The hundreds of approved code changes will be included in the 2009 version of the International Codes, used to guide construction throughout the... ...Read More...

OSHA Launches National Initiative To Promote Safe Construction Crane Operations

The National Emphasis Program will incorporate increased targeted inspections of construction worksites to identify crane hazards and promote compliance with workplace crane safety... ...Read More...

Historic New Hampshire Inn Saved

Well known New England destination suffered some damage but was not... ...Read More...

Ike's Moldy HVAC Problem

Commercial property managers, school boards, and other facility operators should be aware that HVAC systems either flooded or simply exposed to unusual humidity or other environmental conditions during Hurricane Ike may become breeding grounds for mold or other... ...Read More...

Ike’s Moldy HVAC Problem

Commercial property managers, school boards, and other facility operators should be aware that HVAC systems either flooded or simply exposed to unusual humidity or other environmental conditions during Hurricane Ike may become breeding grounds for mold or other... ...Read More...