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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.


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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: 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.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

Workplace Design Trends: Make Way For Millennials

Millennials thrive on competitive collaboration. With this in mind, companies have redesigned their spaces with open, transparent working environments

Did You Miss Our Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

iOFFICE Introduces Space Desktop

This provider of "people-centric" IWMS software enables facility management and other stakeholders to view real estate portfolios in a map view.

Friday Funny: Who’s The Best School Janitor?

It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Employees Want More Interactive Approach To Workplace Problems

A new workplace collaboration survey from Oblong Industries reveals 89% of workers want to engage with information in more interactive, immersive ways.

Friday Funny: March Madness In The Air

While the obsession with college basketball may seem like an unwelcome distraction at work, nearly one in four companies encourage their employees to celebrate the annual NCAA tournament.

Amazon Launches Global Solar Energy Initiative

Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.

Eye Protection Can Prevent 90 Percent Of Work-Related Eye Injuries

Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

Webinar: Addressing The Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants

Learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves—in this dynamic and informative webinar.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

The Impact Of Flooring On Nurse Wellness

More comfortable, ergonomic flooring material can improve productivity and patient quality of care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and lead to an overall improvement in quality of life for dedicated healthcare providers.

Smarter Facility Management With Smart ID Badging

Smartphones and mobile apps are enabling facilities to reduce and, in some cases, eliminate the use of physical access cards for building security.

Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity

Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

Friday Funny: Are Office Romances On The Rise?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we learn the number of workers finding love in the workplace is at a 10-year high. But 38% of workers have to keep their relationship a secret.

Insulation: Mineral Wool Or Polyiso?

Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.

Friday Funny: Wait… You Mean It’s NOT Saturday!?

More than a quarter of workers are late to work at least once a month. Here are the most outrageous excuses for their tardiness.

First Buildings In Singapore Register For WELL Certification

Paya Lebar Quarter is the city’s first project to register for the new global building standard focused on occupant well-being and productivity.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Is Your School Janitor At The Head Of The Class?

Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.

Massachusetts Earns Top Spot In Green Building Ranking

Massachusetts moves from the third to first; New York rejoins ranking in USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building.

Johnson Controls Seeks Women In STEM

The company’s new “Next Chapter” program will help place women who are re-entering the workforce in engineering and technology positions.

Lower Lighting Use, Raise Spirits On Shorter Winter Days

Updated lighting control systems help to support facility management goals — meeting building codes and providing effective illumination for building occupants.

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