Tag: health

Office Environment

Optimizing The Office Environment For Efficiency, Workforce Health

Researchers from Hosei University examined the economic benefits of enhancing various elements in Tokyo office spaces for improved work efficiency and health.
LEED v5

USGBC Launches Draft LEED v5 For Operations And Maintenance

LEED v5 O+M focuses on setting existing buildings on decarbonization path and addresses equity, health, ecosystems, and resilience
Crypto.com Arena

Crypto.com Arena Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating

To achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating, Crypto.com Arena met rigorous requirements related to its operational policies, maintenance protocols, and emergency plans.
Honda Cintas uniform recycling

Cintas First Aid And Safety Location Earns VPP Star Site Certification

OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program recognizes Cintas location as a top worksite for safety and health management and practices. Plus, old uniforms get a new ride.
Workplace Fatalities

New Research Aims To Prevent Workplace Fatalities

Despite efforts to reduce injury and death on the job, workplace fatalities increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying.
relative humidity laboratories cleanrooms

Laboratories & Cleanrooms: The Impact Of Humidification On Process, Health

Better control of relative humidity in laboratories and cleanrooms can help lower the risk of contamination, protect product integrity, decrease the cost of production, and minimize waste.
design trends

Health, Wellness, Sustainability Are Top Design Priorities For 2023

American Society of Interior Designers report explores how the global mental health crisis, sustainability, and technology are impacting design in 2023.

Americans Agree On This: Washing Your Hands Is Important!

Nearly all adults believe handwashing is essential to maintaining overall health and wellbeing, according to a new survey. 
biophilic design

Can Plants Help Employees Make Fewer Mistakes?

An experiment by a Finnish indoor nature technology company shows employees make 43% fewer mistakes in the presence of plants and biophilic design.
Workplace training

OSHA Awards Over $11.7M In Workplace Safety, Health Grants

Harwood grants support workplace health and safety, focusing on targeted training, hazard awareness, and creating safety training programs.
health well-being

International WELL Building Institute Launches 12 Measures Of Health, Well-Being

New framework designed to help organizations lead with health and humanity across their organizational culture, strategy, and ESG performance.
COVID-19 Variants Office

New COVID-19 Variants: Employees Concerned About Working In Office

A Honeywell survey revealed that 87% of workers have heightened concerns about working in an office due to the rise of new SARS-CoV-2 variants.
nonprofit organizations

OSHA Awards Over $11.6M In Workplace Safety, Health Grants

The Harwood Grants focus on targeted training, awareness, creation of safety programs for nonprofit organizations.
natural disasters

Take Action Against Natural Disasters During National Preparedness Month

The EPA is encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to follow health and safety tips to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters.
Jim Frederick training grants

Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.
personal health

Personal Health, Climate Crisis Top Priorities For Returning Employees

New report reveals 74% of employees would consider leaving their job if office health and sustainability expectations go unmet.

New Survey Identifies IAQ As Driver For Economic Growth

Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.
safety and risk management

Origami Risk Launches Four Online Safety, Risk Management Tools

Origami’s new online tools support environment, health, and safety professionals in four areas: Job safety analysis, chemical management, lockout/tagout, and safety meetings.
compact gym equipment

Energy-Producing, Compact Gym Equipment

The ECO-POWR Elite Series is a line of compact gym equipment that features ECO-POWR technology, capturing human exertion and converting it into utility grade electricity.
touchless water cooler

Aquaverve Launches Touchless Water Cooler Line

The two models in Aquaverve's new touchless water cooler product line promote safer businesses, schools, and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.