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The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.


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The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.

COVID-19

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. COVID-19 articles below.


Johnson Controls Helps Support Critical Infrastructure During Crisis

The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.

Survey Shows Dire PPE, Hand Sanitizer Shortages Across U.S.

Lack of N-95s, masks, face shields threaten workers in healthcare facilities in every state, in every size facility. Only 12% have received supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.

IFMA Conducting Global Work-From-Home Survey

The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

Businesses Bracing For Major Disruptions From COVID-19

Approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19, according to a S&P Global Market Intelligence survey.

Protecting Your Empty Facility

With many once bustling facilities now seeing no or limited visitors, review security management procedures.

Avocado Green Mattress Repurposes Factory To Make Face Masks

Organic mattress maker refocuses part of the cut and sew department at its Los Angeles factory to produce face masks in light of COVID-19 mask shortage.

AkitaBox Helps Healthcare Institutions Battle COVID-19 Crisis

AkitaBox's facility and infrastructure management platform will help healthcare providers identify units within their facilities which could be converted to COVID-19 units.

VuWall2 Visualization Tool Offered As Free Software Download

VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.

5 Ways To Support Your Staff During COVID-19

As your employees adapt to changing circumstances, here are several ways to provide them support and keep operations going.

ZOLL To Increase Ventilator Production To 10,000 Per Month

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.

ASIS International, Security Industry Association Form New Partnership

Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.

How Healthcare Facilities Can Prepare For COVID-19

The director of healthcare design at Chicago firm Skender shares advice based on her experience during the Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Hand Dryers And The Coronavirus

Some news outlets have reported on matters surrounding hand dryer efficacy, but CDC, WHO, and scientists from Johns Hopkins University have reported hand dryers do not spread the coronavirus.

Most Employees Are Working From Home Due To COVID-19

In an attempt to balance employee needs with financial realities, organizations are employing a variety of approaches to time-off policies in response to COVID-19.

COVID-19: HVACR Organizations Promote Essential Status

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the HVACR industry has requested "essential business" status for its technicians and engineers.

Data Centers: Best Practices In Challenging Times

As impacts of COVID-19 continue, an advisory report produced by Uptime Institute shares best practices to reduce risk associated with operating critical infrastructure facilities.

3D Printed Hands-Free Door Opener Eliminates Contact With Door Handle

Materialise's 3D printed door opener makes it possible to open and close doors with your arm, removing the need for direct contact with door handles.

Auto Industry Giants Enhancing COVID-19 Protections For Workers

UAW, GM, Ford, and FCA are forming a COVID-19/Coronavirus Task Force to implement enhanced protections for manufacturing and warehouse employees at all three companies.

PwC Survey Reveals Expected Business, Economic Impact Of COVID-19

The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see on their companies.

U.S. EPA Expands COVID-19 Disinfectant List

The list contains nearly 200 additional products — including 40 new products that went through the agency’s expedited review process.

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.

COVID-19 Pandemic: 5 Tips To Help Employees Work From Home

Does your organization urgently need employees to work from home due to COVID-19? Try these five helpful tips.

OSHA Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces For Coronavirus

OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.

100 Products That Can Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 

The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.

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