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.

FM Issue Bonus: Maintaining Order When The Power Goes Out

In this Web exclusive, Brian Phelan of ASCO takes a look at power delivery to healthcare... ...Read More...

BOMA Comments On New ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Association asks the Department of Justice (DOJ) to maintain a broad grandfather clause to protect existing facilities already in compliance with the current... ...Read More...

Study Shows Role Of Training In Earplug Effectiveness

A field attenuation study conducted by the Howard Leight Acoustical Laboratory on the performance of hearing protection devices showed that one-on-one training was the most significant factor in predicting good earplug... ...Read More...

This Just In Regarding Hurricane Ike…

Warnings and instructions have been issued in earnest late on Friday, September 12, 2008, as Hurricane Ike churns towards the Texas coast. Residents in the affected areas have been urged to react accordingly. Click the headline above for more... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Inside The Particle Accelerator

Early this morning, science was made in a remote part of Europe. Some of you may have seen the video last Friday, and others may have heard about it on the news, but today was the day when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) did its thing...with a... ...Read More...

U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery

As Hurricane Ike swirls sporadically towards the Gulf for a second bash at the fragile coast, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be offering the full resources of the agency to assist in protecting the safety and health of working men and women responding in the wake of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf... ...Read More...

U.S. Labor Department's OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery

As Hurricane Ike swirls sporadically towards the Gulf for a second bash at the fragile coast, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be offering the full resources of the agency to assist in protecting the safety and health of working men and women responding in the wake of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Playing It Safe

A HAZCOM program is essential for facilities that house... ...Read More...

October Is Fire Prevention Month

The Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association recognizes the month by offering seven tips on... ...Read More...

Three Organizations Unite on the Design of Fire Protection Systems

The purpose this position statement is to describe reasonable and prudent roles and responsibilities of licensed professional engineers and certified engineering technicians when designing fire protection... ...Read More...