Moisture Meters Essential To Contractor Toolkit
After a disaster involving water intrusion, moisture meters are crucial to assess and document the damage prior to replacement or restoration.
Fire Prevention Week 2021: Tips For Businesses
QBE North America provides tips to help businesses prevent fires and mitigate losses if a fire does occur.
LENSEC, Bosch Partnership Provides Unified Security Platform
Security operators can now manage intrusion, fire, and access control systems while monitoring video surveillance cameras from behind one pane of glass.
Protect Your Building Against Disaster With Environmental Monitoring
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting
Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.
The Tracks Are On Fire!
Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.
2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned
When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.
Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans
For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.
2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
Question Of The Week: Weekly Sprinkler Tests
Facility manager wants to know if his distribution center's weekly sprinkler tests are a one- or two-person job.
Summer Safety Checklist: Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products In Educational Facilities
Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school year.
Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures
What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire events?
SFPE and Bentley Systems Announce Memorial Grant
The purpose of the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant is to integrate information modeling as a means of improving infrastructure safety and first responder preparedness.
Best Practices For Fire Readiness
In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.
Survey Finds Americans Typically Misjudge Fire Safety Risks
Survey reveals that 70% of Americans feel safer from fire at home than in a commercial high rise building, and another 24% feel no difference in their safety.
Remembering The Rhythm Night Club Fire
The April 23, 1940 fire in Natchez, MS remains the second deadliest night club fire in U.S. history.
Protecting Elderly Populations In A Fire
In a recent nationwide survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Americans correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group.
FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup Dolls
In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a fire.
Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10
This weeklong observance was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in 1871.
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