Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Accidents articles below.
A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.
Iconic buildings are partnering with the National Safety Council to raise awareness of preventable deaths.
So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your eyes?
According to the BLS, the number of reported nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases that required days away from work to recuperate decreased by 9% in 2009 for private industry, state, and local government. (Note, this number reflects a decrease in construction and overall employment.)
In the early hours of Saturday, June 27, 2009, something seriously wrong happened to a nearly completed 13 story block of residential flats in the suburbs of Shanghai. No, it wasn't destroyed by Transformers.