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The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.


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The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.

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.


HealthySpaces AI-Based Application Accelerates Safe Facility Reopening

The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.

GE Current Partners To Produce Hand Sanitizer

The lighting and controls company has partnered with biofuel company Green Plains, Inc. to manufacture hand sanitizer at its Cleveland, OH plant.

Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program

The expanded suite of advanced solutions delivers healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments for commercial, healthcare, education, and retail facilities.

Execs Expect More Teleworking, Even One Year After COVID-19

A new survey reveals the majority of human resources executives expect the shift toward teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.

CENTRIC Non-Contact Temperature Checking

The CSE1008 and RL-A8 help identify visitors and employees who may have an elevated temperature, to ensure they get further screening before potentially exposing others.

USGBC Emergency Pilot Credit Addresses Green Cleaning And COVID-19

USGBC has introduced a new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system to support facilities as they work to respond to COVID-19 through sustainable, healthy practices.

News From NFPA: Fire And Life Safety Insights For Reopening Buildings

To help building industry stakeholders navigate all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Fire Protection Association has responded with a variety of resources.

Collaboration Helps Manage Health Risks

Maxxess Systems has partnered with Seek Thermal to deliver a complete solution to help organizations detect health risks in real time, trigger immediate automated security system protocols, take appropriate actions in accordance with policies, and track results to completion.

Six Social Distancing Tips To Keep Employees Safe At Work 

OSHA has issued an alert listing steps employers can follow to implement social distancing in the workplace and help protect workers from exposure to COVID-19.

Modular Health Screening System

WorkWell is an ecosystem of prefabricated components designed to allow employers, schools, venues, airports, and public spaces to screen large groups of entrants for signs of infectious disease.

New Safe Distance Flooring Line Helps Businesses Re-Open

Safe Distance Flooring™ is a simple-to-install, semi-permanent way to encourage safe distancing behaviors by customers and workers, while delivering more comforting shopping experiences.

Perdue Farms Shares CDC Report Following Virginia Facility Tours

Perdue Farms recently gave the CDC a tour of its Accomac, VA poultry processing facility to share the safety measures the company implemented to protect its workers from COVID-19.

Cleaning Tax Credit For Businesses Introduced In U.S. House Of Representatives

The Clean Start: Back to Work Tax Credit for businesses would offset the costs of cleaning services, purchasing cleaning products, and sanitary-related equipment, as well as training.

GP PRO Introduces KOLO Hygiene For Smart Restrooms

This new feature of its KOLO™ Smart Monitoring System is designed to help facilities manage heightened cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting practices.

Cleaning Industry Research Institute Issues Guidance For COVID-19 Decontamination

The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.

Physician Group Joins COVID-19 Worker Safety Task Force 

The National Safety Council SAFER program guides employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.

Five Restroom Upgrades To Improve Hand Washing, Minimize Germs

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are several considerations for keeping restrooms clean, maintained, well-equipped and prepared for a healthy hand washing experience.

COVID-19: How To Disinfect Your Buildings According To CDC and EPA Guidelines

Cleaning procedures can reassure occupants that your spaces have been properly disinfected to eliminate COVID-19 and other contagions. Here’s the easiest way to standardize your organization’s cleaning processes and enable a safer return for everyone in your facilities.

Ripclear Certified Medical Face Shield

The Ripclear V2 Shield is designed to protect workers battling the COVID-19 outbreak.

Organizations Fear Increased Risks Due To Work-From-Home Changes

A new HiveIO study reveals legacy technology reliance cannot efficiently support a remote workforce and protect critical data.

Reopening The Workplace: Managing Physical Access Security

Read about six issues to consider as employees and other people begin returning to your facilities.

Employee Screening Tool Detects Early Signs of COVID-19

CAREMINDr solution alerts employers and healthcare organizations of potential coronavirus symptoms before work shifts begin to prevent spread within workplaces and communities.

Rise With Sodexo Service Introduced For Facilities

Drawing on lessons learned from its support for businesses based in China, Sodexo offers a range of services for facilities as they reopen post-COVID-19.

Saltmine Enables Digital Workplace Design

Saltmine's new social distancing features will help businesses reconfigure workspaces for the safe return of their employees.

OSHA Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.

America 2.0: Promises Of IoT and The Utility of Data Centers

The Internet of Things (IoT) and the underlying data centers technology will play a pivotal role in the formation of the “new normal."

The Ongoing Battle Against COVID-19 In Long Term Care Facilities

As nursing homes and assisted living communities continue to battle COVID-19, facilities leadership still face tough challenges.

U.S. Employers Making Plans To Get Workers Back To Work Safely

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions survey of more than 200 employers found 88% have a COVID-19 return-to-work task force in place.

Celebrating Facility Management… Buildings’ Essential Workers

Facility managers and maintenance workers have been working to maintain buildings during the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure they are ready for reopening.

BRAVO! Infection Prevention Program

BRAVO! Group Services has created a comprehensive cleaning program to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other contagions in the workplace.

Rodents Adapt To Empty Facilities During COVID-19

From the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) here are five actions for facility management as these pests have increased opportunity to gain access to buildings.

8 Tips To Keep Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Facility Workers Safe

A new alert from OSHA lists safety tips employers can use to protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus.

USGBC Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

USGBC has outlined a path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments, and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world.

U.S. EPA Releases Web-Based List N Tool To Identify COVID-19 Disinfectants

The tool from EPA aims to speed up the search for disinfectant products, and there’s also an expedited review process for List N updates.

G4S Return To Work Assurance Program Helps Organizations Reopen

The G4S Return to Work Assurance program provides a roadmap of integrated security solutions to help organizations chart a course to reopening after COVID-19.

Hilton Defines New Standard Of Hotel Cleanliness

Working with RB/Lysol and Mayo Clinic, starting next month Hilton will elevate hygiene practices from check-in to check-out.

GBAC STAR Accreditation Program

The GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention is the industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation.

Buildings Closed Due To COVID-19 At Risk For Legionnaires’ Disease

Buildings reopening following the shutdown pose a health risk that mimics COVID-19 if water systems aren't brought online properly.

InnerSpace Location Data Supports Public Safety

Designed with public health and safety in mind, inFORCE analyzes the movement of people within public spaces for Smart Cities.

IFMA Foundation Provides Pandemic Planning and Response Guide for Facilities

The document, sponsored by by ABM, IFMA, Planon, Global Workplace Analytics, and others, offers facility management professionals guidance on pandemic planning, response, and recovery.

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