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.

Remembering An Elementary School Fire 50 Years Later

This Chicago fire prompted the enhancements of many fire-related building... ...Read More...

Professional Development: Human Resource Management

Guest Contributor Tony Rankin asks, when facility managers are faced with personnel issues, how should they... ...Read More...

Is PPE Compliance A Challenge In Your Facility?

In a recent survey conducted by Kimberly-Clark Professional, 89% of safety professionals polled have observed workers failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when they should have... ...Read More...

Herman Miller Shares Social Responsibility Progress Report

Report details Michigan company's progress in a variety of social areas during its past fiscal... ...Read More...

Students Voice Optimism About Future of Occupational Safety Professionals

Students see opportunities in construction, manufacturing, and the "green" movement despite the troubled... ...Read More...

The Role Of Walk Off Matting

Matting systems historically have been used to promote safety, but these items have also come to have a role in green cleaning.... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Fire Protection… “Do You Smell Wasabi?”

Japanese firm SEEMS Inc. has developed the "Wasabi Fire... ...Read 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...