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The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.


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The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

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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.


FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

New Report Examines Managing Construction Risk

Produced by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with Alliant Insurance Services, the Managing Risk in the Construction Industry report provides insight for contractors, as well as building owners.

FM Alert: Cradle To Cradle Certified Product Standard Recognized By EPA

Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.

FM Alert: Workplace Anti-Retaliation Practices Recommended

OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.

FM Alert: NIBS Releases National BIM Guide For Building Owners

The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.

FM Alert: New OSHA Rule Lowers Beryllium Levels

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule to lower beryllium levels and increase workplace protections to reduce health risks.

FM Alert: OSHA To Issue Work-Related Injuries Rule

The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

Is A Standard Needed To Prevent Workplace Violence?

OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.

Building Safety, Innovation, Energy Efficiency Advanced In Gulf Countries

The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.

FM Alert: OSHA Issues Construction Safety Recommendations, Extends Deadline

Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.

FM Alert: WELL And BREEAM To Align Standards

International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.

FM Alert: “Trash Madness” Toolkit Available

In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.

FM Alert: Final Slip, Trip, And Fall Hazards Rule Issued

OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.

Is Your Organization Prepared For An Active Shooter?

Learn what your organization can do to be prepared for the evolving active shooter threat with a new eBook from Everbridge.

One More Vote Needed For Outcome-Based Pathway

The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.

FM Alert: PCR Published For Power-Operated, Revolving Doors

Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.

Build And Sustain A Successful Ergonomics Process

A new e-book shows companies how to implement and sustain a world-class ergonomics process.

FM Alert: New Concrete Building Guide Available

The new American Concrete Institute publication is a guide to the code for assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of existing concrete buildings.

FM Alert: BOMA 360 Program Continues Global Expansion

The program evaluates commercial properties for building operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; training and education; energy; environment/sustainability; and tenant relations/community involvement.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

FM Alert: OSHA Meeting On Construction Safety And Health Scheduled

In addition to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight members to serve on the 15-member ACCSH committee.

FM Alert: New Workplace Wellbeing White Paper Released

Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

FM Alert: OSHA Proposes Respiratory Protection Changes

OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.

IFMA Honors 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The recipients of IFMA’s 2016 Awards of Excellence—including the new FM Innovation Award—were announced at the World Workplace Conference & Expo in San Diego last week.

Winsley Mid-Back Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

About 129,000 of the Winsley Mid-Back Chairs were sold at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide and online at officedepot.com.

FM Alert: 7 Steps To Protect Elevators During A Flood

The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. With flooding one of the most damaging effects of a big storm, here are some timely tips from thyssenkrupp Elevator.

FM Alert: New OSHA Whistleblower Settlement Guidelines

OSHA has issued new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases.

FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information

OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.

FM Alert: OSHA, Health Canada Update Workplace Chemicals Work Plan

The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.

FM Alert: APPA Plans Second ANSI Standard

The proposed APPA 1100: Facility Management Terms and Definitions, will establish a database of nationally recognized terms and definitions used within the facilities, building, or supporting infrastructure industries.

FM Alert: OSHA Seeking Nominations For Safety And Health Council

OSHA is accepting nominations for members to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).

FM Alert: New Model Aquatic Health Code Released

The CDC's updated MAHC assures science-based best practices to improve health and safety at public aquatic facilities.

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