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The odds for survival are best for Boston residents. New Yorkers? Not so much. Plus a Halloween Bonus: Haunted houses for sale!


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The odds for survival are best for Boston residents. New Yorkers? Not so much. Plus a Halloween Bonus: Haunted houses for sale!

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Friday Funny: Surviving A Zombie Apocalypse

The odds for survival are best for Boston residents. New Yorkers? Not so much. Plus a Halloween Bonus: Haunted houses for sale!

Citi Facility In Hong Kong On Track For WELL Certification

Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.

Better Workplace, Better Workforce

Companies are increasingly taking a “lead-with-labor" approach when it comes to the location of their workplace, according to CBRE.

Friday Funny: Blame It On The Llama

Faking a cough and claiming to be ill isn’t enough these days. Here are the year’s craziest excuses for calling in “sick,” courtesy of CareerBuilder.

Question of the Week: Keeping Workers With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Safe

A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Friday Funny: Ridiculous Resumes 

CareerBuilder's latest survey reveals outlandish mistakes employers have found on candidates’ resumes.

Workplace Needs: One Size Does Not Fit All

Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index reveals generational preferences in the office and how employers can improve happiness and productivity.

Smart Buildings: It’s Still About The People Inside

In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.

Productivity, And The Power Of Place

To boost employee engagement, facility executives focus on creating spaces that accommodate physical, cognitive, and emotional demands.

Boston Consulting Firm Invests In New HQ Space

Within the same building, Charles River Associates moved from a 30 year old space to one that supports 21st century work processes and technology.

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

FM Alert: OSHA Pilots New Expedited Whistleblower Review Process

The goal is to bring about quicker resolution for whistleblowers and their employers regarding claims of retaliation for reporting safety and other concerns on the job.

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

Construction, Farmer, Taxi Driver Among Most Dangerous Jobs

A new Jobs Rated report from CareerCast names the safest and most dangerous jobs.

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.

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