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.
Summer has arrived, and OSHA reminds employers of their duty to protect employees from the risks and dangers of heat exposure.
Based on a June survey, 71% of Americans say they don't plan to download a contact tracing app, citing digital privacy concerns as the main reason.
Based on an increased understanding of the performance and design of certain respirators, the FDA has decided that they should not be decontaminated for reuse by healthcare personnel.
As New Yorkers head back to work, business and labor union leaders from the real estate industry have created comprehensive office protocols to put public health and safety first.
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.
The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.
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.
A new HiveIO study reveals legacy technology reliance cannot efficiently support a remote workforce and protect critical data.
As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.
Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.
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.
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.
Buildings reopening following the shutdown pose a health risk that mimics COVID-19 if water systems aren't brought online properly.
Well Living Lab, Delos, Cushman & Wakefield, Hines are working together to advance return-to-work guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than half of office professionals who transitioned to a remote setup say they have better work-life balance without a commute, according to new Robert Half research.
In addition to English and Spanish, OSHA offers “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 more languages.
Eagle Hill Consulting research finds 53 percent of workers say the availability of coronavirus testing would make them feel safe going back to work; 42 percent want to retain remote work flexibility.
Time is running out to cast your vote in the 2020 Custodian of the Year contest hosted by Cintas Corporation.
OSHA reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who report unsafe, unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
Approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19, according to a S&P Global Market Intelligence survey.
Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the HVACR industry has requested "essential business" status for its technicians and engineers.
Applicants should be currently entering, pursuing, or engaged in a career in the property or facility management industries. Deadline is April 8, 2020.
The first in a bi-monthly series shows how CFOs and finance leaders plan to react to COVID-19, and what impacts they expect to see on their companies.
Does your organization urgently need employees to work from home due to COVID-19? Try these five helpful tips.
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, so Versant Health has created an infographic to illustrate how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace.
OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.
Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, and New York are frontrunners for the second consecutive year, and Atlanta joins the top five.
A new National Safety Council report identifies the most relevant workplace hazards and maps more than 100 technologies to mitigate the risks.
The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.
A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.
Design and construction professionals using prefabrication and modular construction experience improved productivity and project quality, plus increases in schedule certainty, according to new study.
The foot support on the VARIDESK Stand2Learn stool was improperly welded and can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.