Health and Safety
Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Health and Safety articles below.
Establishing an updated set of workplace and workforce management best practices that better reflects the profound changes in the way we work will be essential as we roll into 2021.
Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study by Aeroseal, LLC.
Due to lack of appropriate planning, funding, testing, PPE, environmental safeguards, and staff education, coalition calls for phased approach, with no in-person learning at this time.
With input from 150+ thought leaders, the International Council on Active Aging document aims to assist stakeholders in senior living to forge a path towards "next normal."
The Flagship Facility Services/Flagship Aviation Services PUREClean four-pronged approach to protecting employees in their workplace, and the traveling public in airports, is designed to support full, partial, or staged reopening of businesses and states.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
Facility managers and maintenance workers have been working to maintain buildings during the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure they are ready for reopening.
As lockdowns begin to ease and pressure to restart the economy ramps up, companies need to determine how to keep employees safe as they go back to work.
Water dispensers covered by Standard 1023 include an integral electrically powered heater or cooler.
Cintas is joining forces with the American Diabetes Association to help those living with diabetes thrive in the workplace by offering a variety of approved first aid products.
A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.
Featuring EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) Certification, these products feature quick overall disinfection times for bacteria and viruses.
Facility executives and their service providers can address this health threat with diligent inspection of buildings and grounds.
It is important for facility managers to ensure their contractors are educated on the organization's on-site policies and safety procedures.
CDC states that with the recent outbreaks, the number of Zika virus cases among travelers visiting or returning to the U.S. will likely increase.
This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the forefront.
Proper cleaning and safe handling of ice machines help prevent illness, such as Norovirus and Legionnaires' Disease.
A reader recently shared his thoughts on automatic faucets in public restrooms, noting that these plumbing fixtures dictate the temperature of water he uses to wash his hands, which is often not hot enough for his liking.
Facility cleaning procedures play a part in preventing the spread of Ebola. Are yours addressing the threat?
Office temperature is often a bone of contention between staff, with some struggling to work from the heat, while others wrap up in sweaters and gloves to stave off a chill.
This cleaning agent is intended to remove odors from porous surfaces, such as grout and concrete, while also effective on soft surfaces.
Suitable for a variety of odor abatement situations, this product line is engineered from a proprietary blend of natural ingredients that includes water, lime, pine needles, aniseed, clove, and cedarwood.
This new workstation fosters healthy movement.
A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.
This system promotes cleaner mops and facility surfaces with a water filter integrated into the mop bucket.
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