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 U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and Sir Richard Branson will be the keynote speakers at Everbridge’s COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R) Virtual Symposium.
The Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants will help train workers and employers at 90 nonprofit organizations to recognize serious workplace hazards.
OSHA will host a webinar on September 14 to kick-off its 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.
Cintas' distribution centers have earned Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its new policy principles guiding the development and deployment of facial recognition technology.
The IFMA Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to making facility management a career of choice, has announced appointments to its board of trustees.
Held August 10-16, Safe + Sound Week recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.
The 2020 Student Design Competition and Applied Engineering Challenge encourages students to become involved in the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.
The University of Oklahoma will install 2,300 antimicrobial devices in residence hall towers on its Norman campus in an effort to provide students the cleanest possible campus living environment.
New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.
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.