Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Coronavirus articles below.
The Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants will help train workers and employers at 90 nonprofit organizations to recognize serious workplace hazards.
Facility managers seeking healthier, safer indoor spaces can turn to new Armstrong Ceiling Solutions to ease COVID-19 pandemic concerns.
Before the pandemic, access privileges were determined and managed based on security. Now, occupant health considerations are part of the access control equation.
Powering Chicago, the voice of the unionized electrical industry in and around Chicago, highlights technologies to create "The Contactless Office".
The Enlighted IoT platform captures granular data about activities inside facilities, and this year the company applied its technology to help minimize exposure risk in the workplace.
Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study by Aeroseal, LLC.
The WELL Health-Safety Rating helps organizations prepare their spaces to address health and safety concerns due to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Cough and sneeze guards have PPE qualities contributing to germ transmission slowdown—even if no masks are being worn.
Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.
University President Robert C. Robbin, along with Campus Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th U.S. surgeon general, provided an update on progress and procedures aimed at mitigating COVID-19.
Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.
Designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Versteel’s Healthy Spaces range of customizable products help reimagine how we work, learn, and live.
Nearly half of high school students surveyed are worried there won't be enough time to wash their hands at school.
The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.
As businesses focus on protecting their employees from COVID-19, facilities teams can provide operational data to help guide decisions.
Garland’s subscription plan provides monthly deliveries of D7 materials, ensuring customers will never be without critical disinfection products and allowing for the frequent use of D7.
Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere tackles the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.
Due to lack of appropriate planning, funding, testing, PPE, environmental safeguards, and staff education, coalition calls for phased approach, with no in-person learning at this time.
The International Code Council document outlines guidance for RVIs, which are useful when buildings are inaccessible during a pandemic, but also for dangerous environments or other circumstances.
Safe Space Technologies uses UVC disinfection and a GPS-enabled robotic device to provide effective solutions for safer environments in less time.
In food handling facilities, sophisticated physical access control and surveillance systems can offer a cost effective solution to reducing public and operational risk.
The Yankees used the WELL Health-Safety Rating to strengthen strategies the team already had in place in response to COVID-19, and to document and verify these actions.
In welcoming back employees and customers against the backdrop of COVID-19, take advantage of outdoor spaces on your site for people to recharge and reconnect.
Examine your facility's HVAC systems with airflow, filtration, and humidity conditions at the forefront.
Network surveillance solutions based on sight, sound, and analytics can help businesses better enforce guidelines and obtain key insights into consumer behavior.
With input from 150+ thought leaders, the International Council on Active Aging document aims to assist stakeholders in senior living to forge a path towards "next normal."
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