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.
OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
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.
The member-elected executive committee of the International Facility Management Association 2017-18 global board of directors went into effect on July 1st.
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.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.
ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.
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.
New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.
These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.
About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
The group held its first meeting in Stockholm this week and builds upon IFMA's actions that focus on issues of global facility management.
Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.
The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.
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.
WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.
In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.