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.

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NRDC Resource Examines Water Infrastructure

Facility executives can explore how many state and utility policies (or lack thereof) address water loss via... [...]

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Free Online Earthquake Resilience Program Now Available

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and... [...]

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Protect Mission Critical Facilities From Leaks

Focus on these five areas—the most frequent points of failure from a fluid intrusion... [...]

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Cal/OSHA Cites Disney Construction For Two Worker Fatalities

Faulty equipment and untrained staff caused deaths at job... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... [...]

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Buyers Demand Flame Retardant-Free Furniture | Producers Eliminate Flame Retardant Chemicals

Companies spending more than $520 million annually on furniture call on suppliers to offer safer products without flame retardant... [...]

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Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... [...]

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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... [...]

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Winter Weather Maintenance: A Checklist

Facility managers in cold weather locales have prepared their buildings and grounds for the demands of the coming... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Complying With OSHA HazCom

Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements... [...]