Friday Funny: Housekeeping Olympic Games
The 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to kick off in Rio de Janiero tonight. While it’s too late to make an Olympic team, there is another way you and your housekeeping team can celebrate the spirit of competition.
Site Security: Background Checks
Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.
Catalysts For Office Productivity
With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.
Political Talk Heats Up The Workplace
Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?
Employee Engagement: Impact Of Workplace Design
Simply redesigning the facility doesn't solve every engagement issue, but it can go a long way to energize and inspire employees in their work.
FM Alert: OSHA Training To Improve Federal Worker Safety, Health
OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.
Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work
Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.
Friday Funny: Snack Bandits
More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.
Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being
Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.
Employee Engagement Linked To Workplace Satisfaction
The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.
Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries
Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.
Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use
A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?
Repositioning Older Properties, For A Changing Workforce
Aging properties increase competitiveness by repositioning facilities with moderate investment in renovation and rebranding.
FM Alert: OSHA To Hold Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee Meeting
OSHA has scheduled a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) for April 25-26, 2016, in Washington, DC.
Five Activities To Engage Employees During National Safety Month
By recognizing National Safety Month through events such as “Safety Awareness Day” or “Workplace Safety Week,” organizations can have a substantial impact on reducing workplace injuries and promoting a culture of safety.