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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LadderUP Safety Post

This product from The Bilco Company is now available in safety... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Workplace Safety…FAIL

These videos are purely for entertainment purposes; they are not meant to offend. Those of us at FacilityBlog take the issue of workplace safety very... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Invasion Of The Bed Bugs

According to the EPA, bedbugs are no laughing matter; in fact, they're serious enough for the EPA to hold its first ever National Bed Bug Summit (April 14-15, 2009) in the DC metro... [...]

Association Keeps People Moving For 75 Years

The National Elevator Industry, Inc. was formed by elevator contractors to create standard guidelines that promote safe building... [...]

New Product Flash: TANCS Steam Vapor Systems

TANCS® steam vapor systems work by applying low moisture, high temperature steam vapor at low pressure and low... [...]

Americans Rank Building Security as #1 Feature

The results of this survey revealed 28% of Americans feel security is the most important feature, while 12% of respondents indicated that fire safety is the most important aspect of a building's... [...]

New Product Flash: Heronrib From Plastex Matting

These double duty, rolled PVC mats are designed to address safety and hygienic... [...]

ADA Trends: ADA Compliance In Difficult Times

Guest Contributor Katherine McGuinness offers this advice for facility professionals who may struggle when it comes to deciding which standard to... [...]

New Product Flash: STI-6200 From Safety Technology International

The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire... [...]

Employers Unnerved by Ruling Upholding the Legality of Guns in Workplace Parking Lots

A 2009 ruling by a federal appeals court meant managers in a growing number of states must accept what, for many, is a troubling reality—their employees have the legal right to keep guns in their cars at work, even with layoffs on the rise and economic tensions running... [...]