Flu

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


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Public Transit, Gyms Top Places People Worry About Virus Transmission

In Toronto, the first city-wide testing of businesses to evaluate the risk of flu, RSV, and COVID-19 shows that people experience a wide range of ventilation safety over the course of a day.
Virus Risk Indicator

Airthings Virus Risk Indicator

The Airthings Virus Risk Indicator feature for Airthings for Business customers helps people understand their IAQ and how it contributes to spreading airborne viruses, providing personalized insights that will allow them to minimize the risk.
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Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes Enhancements

Clorox Disinfecting Wipes kill 99.9% of common illness-causing germs and are now even more efficient with five enhancements.
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Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.
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Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial tissue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do If Someone Has The Flu?

When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers do?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Hand Sanitizer To The Rescue!

Nothing about having the flu is particularly funny, but one man's attempt to exploit his germs is certainly weird, if not comical. Last year, Fred Parker of Coolspring Township, OH attempted to hold up a local business in Sharon, PA by threatening to spread an antibiotic resistant staph infection.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to others.

Tips for Mitigating Influenza in Commercial Buildings

With cold and flu season upon us, spending time reviewing your HVAC system, its major components, and air and water distribution is time well spent to help mitigate the spread of type A (H1N1) and other types of Influenza.

Webinars

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Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

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