Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FM Alert articles below.
The National Safety Council has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon, which will be used to help women pursue safety careers and advance those already in the field.
Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world
IFMA’s “Climate Change Fundamentals for Facility Management Professionals,” is the first report to address climate change as it relates to facility management roles and responsibilities.
The Department of Energy program's partners represent more than 3,200 facilities and roughly 12% of the U.S. manufacturing energy footprint.
The new Energy to Care Dashboard Tool from ASHE offers an at-a-glance view of healthcare facilities’ energy use.
The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.
Green Seal’s Formula Facts™ Ingredient Communication Program helps companies provides clear, accurate, and meaningful ingredient labels in time to meet California’s new requirements.
The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
You can still cast your vote in Cintas' annual contest that recognizes businesses that invest in clean, creative, and memorable public restrooms.
Recent research from Genesys found that 40% of employers without a written policy on the ethical use of AI/bots believe their companies should have one: 54% of employees agree.
Universities are partnering with technology manufacturers to test vehicle grid integration (VGI) technologies, automated vehicles, battery development, and wireless charging on campus, according to a new report from Navigant Research.
With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.
Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.
Starting today, UpKeep’s Unsung Heroes Campaign will shine a spotlight on workers that deserve gratitude and acknowledgement for all of the hard work they do every day.
A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.
The new training lab will help UG2 employees advance their skills and encourage knowledge transfer, and also enable the company to build a workforce in the face of a talent shortage.
The U.S. Green Building Council will use the Bank of America grant to support its LEED for Cities and Communities Program.
This third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.
The Mopria Workflow Survey challenges the assumption that workers prefer pure-digital workflows, and illustrates balanced preferences between paper and digital media.
Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.
With 5G deployments advancing rapidly, operators share plans for dealing with increasing densification, higher energy consumption.
ASHRAE has published a new guideline for increasing energy efficiency in historic buildings while minimizing the disturbance of the building’s historic character.
In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.
Passive Optical Local Area Networks are the key to future-ready, cost-effective digital transformations in smart environments.
This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.
Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.
More than half of workers experience symptoms of eye strain, according to The Vision Council. Symptoms include dry and irritated eyes, headache, muscle strain, and blurred vision.
The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.
Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.
Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.
Projects honored by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) include a children’s hospital and a veterinary hospital.