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OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.


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OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

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$10.5M Available For Workplace Safety Training

OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Are Reports That Trump Will Gut OSHA Rules Premature?

Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.

Plan For Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live!

Even as the scope of the profession expands, facility management faces a shortage of qualified new talent. Join the conversation on Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live! in Chicago this October.

IFMA 2017-18 Board Of Directors Announced

The member-elected executive committee of the International Facility Management Association 2017-18 global board of directors went into effect on July 1st.

Need For Workplace Training In CPR And First Aid

American Heart Association survey finds many employees lack training to help during a health emergency — and at least half do not know where to find an AED in their facility.

FM Alert: Help Prevent Heat Illness From Striking Outdoor Workers

An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.

Inspecting, Maintaining Heat And Smoke Vents

Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

Cleaning Products And Sustainability

ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.

Facility Executive Live! Addresses Active Shooter Concerns

Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.

FM Alert: Work Environments eBook Available

New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.

Alliance For Workplace Excellence Awards 54 Companies

These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.

Come Talk Tech At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”

IFMA Creates EU Advisory Board

The group held its first meeting in Stockholm this week and builds upon IFMA's actions that focus on issues of global facility management.

Join Facility Executive Live! In Chicago This October

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

The BACnet Institute Launches User Community

Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.
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Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

New Built Environment Technology Association Launched

BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.

Building Safety Month Week 2: Building Design Solutions For All Ages

As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?

Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.

OSHA Seeks Training Institute Education Center Applications

Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

FM Alert: ISO Publishes Two Facility Management Standards

These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

EPA Adds Green Label Plus Program To Buying Guidelines

The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.

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