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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.


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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

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Latest: The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

The BACnet Institute Launches User Community

Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.

Celebrating World FM Day: 2017 Awards Of Excellence Announced

The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

Carpet Recycling Took A Hit in 2016

CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015

New Built Environment Technology Association Launched

BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.

Building Safety Month Week 2: Building Design Solutions For All Ages

As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?

Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.

OSHA Seeks Training Institute Education Center Applications

Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy

In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.

New Asphalt Roofing EPDs Will Aid Green Building Projects

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.

FM Alert: ISO Publishes Two Facility Management Standards

These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

EPA Adds Green Label Plus Program To Buying Guidelines

The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.

Facility Management Needs New Blood

The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.

FM Alert: Guidance On International Symbol of Accessibility

Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.

FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

FM Alert: Most Ramps Do Not Meet ADA Requirements

A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.

FM Alert: Wired Certification Guidelines For Commercial Facilities

WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.

FM Alert: Free Energy Benchmarking Leverages 68B Square Feet Of Data

Released by Lucid in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BenchmarkMyBuilding enables facility management professionals to leverage billions of data points on commercial building energy use.

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.

FM Alert: Food Safety And Pest Management

A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

FM Alert: How To Prepare Your Facility For Inclement Weather

With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

FM Alert: Cybersmart Buildings Whitepaper

Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.

FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

New Report Examines Managing Construction Risk

Produced by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with Alliant Insurance Services, the Managing Risk in the Construction Industry report provides insight for contractors, as well as building owners.

FM Alert: Technology Models For Outsourced Services

Here's a look at three common models for the application of workplace technology in association with facility management outsourcing.

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