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More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.


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More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

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75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

Summer Construction: Effectively Plan And Execute Your Campus Projects

From small city colleges to large research universities, schools across the U.S. rush to complete renovations and construction projects during the summer months, when traffic on campus is minimal. This eBook explains how schools can start projects faster by changing their project delivery.

Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse

From 2012 to 2019, cameras documented each stage of Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in U.S. history.

Friday Funny: Add Some “Spark” To Your March Madness Fun

Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.

Online Tool Helps Cities Frame Energy Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, launch Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities tool.

Biodigester Handles New York Food Distributor’s Organic Waste 

Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.

Most Workplace Misconduct Is Never Reported

A Gartner survey found that just 41 percent of workplace misconduct is reported, and fear of retaliation is a primary reason witnesses keep mum.

100 Manufacturing Plants Earned ENERGY STAR Certification In 2018

Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

TxDOT Assesses ADA and Arc Flash Issues In Its Facilities

Following a statewide facility condition assessment, TxDOT worked again with the firm Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam to focus on two important safety issues.

Are You Celebrating National Napping Day?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated asked workers worldwide, "What would you do with more time?" Did more sleep make the list?

Four Crucial Battery Maintenance Tips

Get ahead of battery failure with proper selection and maintenance, and optimize performance and efficiency.

Friday Funny: Mad For March Madness!

Managers and employees alike see positive impact on their workplaces during the fast-paced weeks of the NCAA Tournament each spring, according a survey by staffing firm Robert Half.

Skilled Security Workers Becoming More Difficult To Find

Security teams are understaffed as cyber security skills gap worsens, according to a new Tripwire survey. 

Four Honda Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.

How Younger Managers Are Shaping The Future Of Work

By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.

Active Shooter Preparedness: Turning Concern Into Action

A recent survey by Everbridge finds a corporate environment with heightened security awareness has not translated into tangible preparedness for majority of organizations.

Organizations Not Ready To Tackle Cyber Demands

Lack of cyber talent, budget, and operational alignment are top challenges, according to a new report from Deloitte.

Human Performance Institute Opens New Global HQ

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando, FL helps people expand and maximize their energy for high performance and resilience at work and in life.

Downtown LA Auto Group Recognized For Recycling

Multi-site car dealership improved its waste management by participating in recycLA, a public-private partnership offering recycling services to Los Angeles businesses.

Could You Disconnect From Email?

A new survey finds that a majority of tech leaders are confident they can disconnect from emails, but think employees may find it difficult to detach. 

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

Friday Funny: Can A Robot Hold Down A Desk Job?

Sure, it can do a backflip – but can a robot fold a piece of paper, pick up a paper clip, or laugh at your boss's jokes?

2019 APEX Award Finalists Named

Awards recognize and honor achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Spring An Ideal Time To Clean Building Facades, Survey For Damage

Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.

Moving Buildings Toward Clean Energy

There are many tools available to facility management teams that can be used to propel buildings to zero-emission energy goals.

Propane Power For Energy Efficient Buildings

HVAC, clothes dryers, and vehicle fleets are among the facility equipment that can be powered by propane, an alternative to other energy sources.

Cybercrime Devastating Threat To Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.

Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark

A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.

Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.

2019 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

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