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.

Neglecting Workplace Safety During Business Downturs Could Be Costly

ASSE cautions employers against cutting back on workplace safety in time of economic difficulty.... [...]

OSHA Issues Final Rule On PPE

The final rule on Clarification of Employers' Duty to Provide Personal Protective Equipment and Train Each Employee was published in the Federal Register on December 12,... [...]

Preventing Roof Collapse In Winter Weather

The Institute for Business & Home Safety is offering information and engineering guidelines that can help prevent this threat to life safety and... [...]

Ohio Hospitals Taking Advantage Of Security Technology

Biometrics and wireless RF systems are helping Promedia Health Systems in its efforts to keep its patients and doctors... [...]

The American Industrial Hygiene Association Surveys Members On Public Policy Issues

The biennial survey sought to identify topics that will affect that group and other occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professionals over the next two... [...]

SimplexGrinnell Earns Safety Act Certification

Certification of integrated fire and life safety services as anti-terrorism technologies provides liability protection to customers, helps protect citizens and... [...]

Former OSHA, NOISH Leaders Debate Future of OSHA

Major changes in OSHA not anticipated with new administration, but small and medium sized businesses in particular are being urged to keep up safety policies despite challenging economic... [...]

A&E Firm Offers Advice On Keeping Walkways Ice Free

With winter weather upon us in many areas, facility managers face another season of snow removal and ice... [...]

A&E Firm Offers Advice On Keeping Walkways Ice Free

With winter weather upon us in many areas, facility managers face another season of snow removal and ice... [...]

Remembering An Elementary School Fire 50 Years Later

This Chicago fire prompted the enhancements of many fire-related building... [...]