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The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.


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The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

Coronavirus

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Coronavirus articles below.


Over $21M Available For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training

The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

ISS Picks UVD Robots To Provide Autonomous Disinfection

New Blue Ocean Robotics, ISS World Services partnership raises the standard for hygiene, safeguards workplaces for employees to return to work.

American Workers Poised To Vacation With A Vengeance

2021 Priceline Work-Life Balance Report finds 92% of American employees are planning to vacation to make up for lost travel last year.

Workplace Culture Is Paramount As Employees Return To The Office

As employees begin to make their way back to work, employers will benefit from creating a workplace people are excited to walk into every day.

Study Finds Textiles Are Unlikely Source Of COVID-19

Steelcase commissioned first-ever test on how the SARS-CoV-2 virus behaves on contract surface materials commonly found in offices.

ABM Forward Together for Healthier Teams

After a year of uncertainty, more people expect safer, healthier spaces—now and moving forward. ABM provides both surface and air disinfection solutions to help reduce viral transmission, improve air quality and protect occupant wellness. Learn more.

Newport Beach, CA Hotel Is First To Earn UL Healthy Buildings Mark

The Resort at Pelican Hill is the first hotel in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Hygiene.

Facilities Trends & Considerations: Where We Go From Here

Attend this webinar to learn how the pandemic has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.

Did You Miss Our “New Challenges For Managing The Hybrid Workplace” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how the shift to a hybrid workplace impacts your employees, your workplace, and your role in managing it.

Buildings Of The Future: A Guide To Creating Healthier Buildings

Download this guide to creating healthier buildings from Schneider Electric, and discover where wellness and productivity intersect.

At Visa, Facility Management Shores Up COVID-19 Response

The company's senior vice president of operational resilience recognizes the crucial role of facility managers in business continuity during pandemic response.

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.

New Dyson Purifier Delivers Cleaner Air In Public, Professional Spaces

The Dyson HEPA Cool Formaldehyde purifying fan helps create a cleaner space using a 360° filtration system and sealed HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns in size.

New Survey Identifies IAQ As Driver For Economic Growth

Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.

Tech Companies Push Remote Work Global

A new report from Velocity Global reveals 65% of U.S. companies will increase or maintain global remote workforces this year.

Hotel Study Suggests Air Purifiers Help Reduce Exposure To Airborne Contaminants

Honeywell used computer modeling to simulate air flow and movement of particulates in hotel common areas, results show filtration can potentially improve air quality and guests' confidence in hotel stays.

New COVID-19 Testing Guidance Helps Protect Employees, Customers

As CDC lifts masking requirements, a new report provides steps to develop customized COVID-19 testing plans to reduce spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

View Our Advancing Cleaning & HVAC Tools For Disinfection Webinar

View this free video webinar and learn about workplace cleaning and disinfection solutions, and how effective they are for removing coronavirus.​

The COVID-19 Aftermath: What’s The Impact On Facility Managers?

In the wake of COVID-19, hybrid workplaces may present the best solution for both organizations and employees.

In Times Of Low Occupancy, Variable Speed HVAC Aids Efficiency

In the face of COVID-19, low or no building occupancy coupled with the need to increase outdoor air into a facility presents a challenge to many facility management teams.

5 Ways Mobile Tech Serves Higher Education FM Teams

Post-COVID, how can mobile capabilities continue to aid facilities teams across college and university campuses?

USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

Pittsburgh Custodian Crowned 2021 Cintas Custodian of the Year

With over 70,000 votes, Cintas Corporation crowned Mike Heiry of North Allegheny Intermediate High School the 2021 Cintas Custodian of the Year.

Why Go Back? Creating The New Office

Facility managers and owners have an opportunity to design offices that encourage a closer connection to the conveniences of working from home.

AERAS Sanitization Drones Help Disinfection At Kentucky Derby

Powered by its AER-Force technology, AERAS drones release a uniform output of droplets to create a disinfecting barrier along grounded surfaces.

As Employees Return, Counter Work-From-Home Fatigue

Many organizations are adopting a hybrid way of working, giving employees more autonomy and flexibility around where or how they work.

Center for Green Schools at USGBC, With ASHRAE, Release Report On IAQ In Schools

Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.

UV-C Lighting For Healthy Facilities

Already in use to combat pathogens, ultraviolet tools are now deployed against COVID-19.

COVID-19 Data Dashboard Aims To Help Identify Local Risk Levels

In 2020, a coalition of commercial and health system labs and tech partners formed to collaborate on a testing data resource that can help businesses, schools, and public health officials understand local risk for COVID-19.

Higher Education Facilities: COVID-19 On Campus, One Year Later

The efficacy of higher education facilities services remains in the spotlight, while budgets tighten.

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For The Industry’s Future

From indoor air quality to a lack of flexibility, COVID-19 has exposed how buildings are falling short in providing livable, healthy, and sustainable spaces.

Data Center Trends To Watch In 2021

Uptime Institute has identified factors expected to impact data center facilities management this year and in the future.

USGBC Releases 2021 Green Building Community Survey Results

This year’s survey was focused on COVID-19 recovery and how the green building industry can thrive post-pandemic — with health, equity, and green building access cited as key factors for building re-entry.

OSHA To Solicit Public Input On Whistleblower Program

The May 19 teleconference meeting will be the seventh in a series of meetings on how OSHA can improve its whistleblower program.

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.

Did You Miss Our “Healthcare Best Practices For A Safe Return To The Workplace” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the policies and procedures various companies have used since the start of the pandemic to keep their employees safe.

Americans Still Use Public Restrooms, Want Touchless Fixtures

Half the U.S. population continued to use public restrooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; 84% believe it’s important to have touchless fixtures, finds Bradley Corp. national survey.

Maintaining The Value Of Your Real Estate In The Post-Pandemic World

Smart, connected technologies and advisory services help owners and operators meet the challenges of the "new normal" of today and tomorrow by ensuring occupant well-being, simplifying space management, and offering a more engaging experience, while facility teams remotely manage building systems for greater efficiency and reliability.

GBAC Responds To Updated COVID-19 Cleaning, Disinfecting Guidelines 

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council's response addresses newly revised CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting for SARS-CoV-2.

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