Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. employee safety articles below.
Taking employee safety into consideration can bolster positive attitudes and prevent disaster. Here are six ways to improve safety in an office environment.
February 2-8, 2020 is designated National Burn Awareness Week, observed by the American Burn Association and a time to raise awareness of the dangers of burn-related injuries.
At manufacturer Meyer Tool, adhesive-backed floor mats are used throughout the facility to protect employees and other occupants.
Analyzing more than 20,000 workers’ compensation insurance claims, AmTrust Financial Services identified top three injuries with highest average payout.
Hygiene, safety, and durability are equally important to consider for your facility's foodservice areas.
The agency has shared the findings of a two-year project to anticipate the effects of digitalization on occupational safety and health in the European Union.
ALICE Receptionist version 4x introduces a number of security-related features that assist organizations in addressing the growing concerns surrounding employee safety.
Unlike a standard hand truck, Scoop Dolly allows for objects to be moved in any direction, making oversized and bulky items easier to move around a facility.
The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation provides articles and details about the seven elements of a hearing loss prevention program and more.
Exposure Based Safety is an approach to reducing risks in the workplace, fueled by new science and technology.
The Sensepoint XCL is a Bluetooth-enabled fixed gas detector for commercial and light industrial applications that can be set up and maintained using a smartphone app.
The Gravityflo Emergency Tank Shower SE-8000 is a safety product with an insulated 528-gallon polyethylene tank.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.
In this Q&A, Facility Executive spoke with the safety, health, and environmental manager at Schneider Electric about communication as a key to success for building safety.
More than 20 new online courses are aimed at helping organizations stay up to date with changing OSHA regulations and improve worker safety.
React Mobile and Amadeus have partnered to power widespread panic button alerting capabilities for global hotel brands utilizing Amadeus Service Optimization Solutions, HotSOS and HotSOS Housekeeping.
Check these practices to help ensure the safety of the cleaning and maintenance staff who work in the buildings you manage.
For light maintenance and facility work, low-level access equipment provides a safe, efficient alternative to ladders.
STABIL Grippers are non-slip footwear products that enhance traction in slick or wet environments.
The Loner M6 is an employee worn device for safety monitoring. It monitors lone workers in the field, inside facilities, between sites, and while driving.
The Ladder Leash tie off strap helps secure ladders from movement for ladder safety,
The Aquarion Self-Contained Eyewash is a portable eyewash station for when plumbed, potable water is not available.
The Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat encases conductive plates which provide stop/restart signals when pressure is applied or released.
Preferred Freezer Services, one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the world, chose LED lighting to address employee, energy, and maintenance concerns.
This article from Robert J. Hall, President of Track Your Truck, addresses how technology tools may help improve fleet management.
These low level vertical lifts require no batteries, hydraulics, oil, or controls.
A facility executive whose organization employs a significant number of older workers wants to know what steps to take to address that population's specific safety concerns.
This new sensor technology complements workplace wellness programs and fosters employee productivity and health.
This M-PWR line of products from Hoover and Oreck brands are powered by lithium ion batteries.
Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs
At a manufacturing plant in Dallas, the facility manager relies on principles of Lean Six Sigma to foster a clean and safe environment.
According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.
The final rule on the standard was issued on March 26, 2012 and became effective on May 25, 2012.
The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their jobs.
This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.
The program replaces OSHA's 2009 pilot Chemical Facility National Emphasis Program which covered several OSHA regions in the U.S.
Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.
These employee garments from American Safety Vest increase the visibility of the wearer.
This air curtain product is designed to keep car fumes away from workers at drive-thru windows, save energy, and create comfort.
The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection devices.