Coronavirus

Resource pages for "Coronavirus"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


emergency temporary standard

OSHA Extends COVID-19 ETS Comment Period

The comment period for OSHA's COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard has been extended to mid-January.
infection prevention

PurExcellence Program From EvaClean

With this program, the provider of infection prevention solutions has established a roadmap to infection prevention partnerships with healthcare and higher education facilities.
Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA Launches New Voluntary Protection Programs Portal

OSHA offers a new Voluntary Protection Programs portal, and reminds employers to keep workers trained and healthy during the holiday season.
USGBC

USGBC Offers New Safety First Credits Guide

Learn how to respond to COVID-19 with a new Safety First credits guide from USGBC.
ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI)

Did You Miss Our “Stop The Spread: Improve IAQ Using UV Air Disinfection” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) fits into your overall IAQ strategy to protect building occupants – now and in the future.
COVID vaccination

Employer Vaccine Mandates Have Doubled Since August

The most recent Gallagher survey found that more than two-thirds of employers encourage vaccination, appropriate masking, and other safety protocols.
Hybrid Work

The Future Of Work Is Hybrid: Are Organizations Prepared?

New Siemens study reveals majority of organizations have shifted to a hybrid work model, but most are not prepared with change management processes to implement the shift.
employee experience

The COVID Impact: Six Ideas For Improving Employee Experience, Culture

New report from The Conference Board examines how the last 17 months have reshaped employee experience and organizational culture, and what lessons organizations can take away.
Touchless Restroom Fixtures

COVID-Era Office Workers Prefer Touchless Restroom Fixtures

Nearly 80% of office workers believe no-touch fixtures are an important feature in workplace restrooms, finds Bradley Corp.'s Healthy Handwashing Survey.
Delta variant

A Healthy Building Checklist For Owner Occupied Facilities

This six-point checklist offers facility executives insights on how to ensure that employees are returning to workplaces that are safe, productive, and energizing.
video

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.
classrooms

Wellness In Design Strategies For Education Facilities

In navigating your school's guidelines, think about ways to incorporate wellness into the school day for students and staff alike.
Flexible Working

Flexible Working Now More Important Than Salary

Having an office space will be considered an employee benefit rather than a mandatory way of working, according to new Jabra study.
Vaccination Mandate

Business Leaders Support Vaccination Mandate, Anticipate Challenges

Nearly two-thirds of business leaders support the vaccination mandate, but over half are concerned about ability to implement them at their companies.
Mobile Medical Trailers

Mobile Medical Trailers Address Gaps In Healthcare

Custom trailers can alleviate healthcare facility gaps during the pandemic and provide necessary care anywhere, anytime.
real estate

10 Ways Commercial Real Estate Can Build A Better World

The BuildUp 2030 Framework for the Transformation of Real Estate from the Institute for Market Transformation comprises 10 principles to address climate, social equity, and resilience.
vaccine

OSHA To Issue Rule On Vaccine Mandates For Private Sector

Last week, President Biden announced several initiatives regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements for U.S. employers.
training grants

OSHA Awards Worker Safety, Health Training Grants To 37 Nonprofits

More than $6.7 million in grants will fund education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize infectious diseases, identify preventive measures.
vaccine mandates

Workplace Vaccine Mandates Expected To Accelerate

Employers plan to ramp up tracking and proof requirements while intensifying efforts to encourage more employees to get vaccinated, finds Willis Towers Watson survey.
touchless access

Rethink Reopening Plans With Touchless Access Control At 10 Openings

Automated openings aren’t just for main entrances anymore—interior doors that experience frequent traffic benefit from becoming touchless.

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[VIDEO] Forward Thinkers Series | Creating Healthier Hospitals

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