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.
While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.
Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.
With the signing of the "BABIES Act" in October 2016, facilities (at least those controlled by the federal government) have twice the number of stations to clean and maintain.
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.
Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.
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.
The updated UL 2796 helps to protect health while still ensuring effective odor control.
A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.
This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.
Occupant behavior coupled with effective disinfection practices helps to minimize the spread of illness.
The three hydrocarbon substances can be used in small commercial refrigerators and freezers.
This system promotes cleaner mops and facility surfaces with a water filter integrated into the mop bucket.
Grainger shares several tips to help workers in and around facilities stay cool this summer.
Submit your facility's hygiene initiatives to be considered for The Healthy Workplace Project Award from Kimberly-Clark Professional.
Standard 188P is aimed at helping fms apply available information to prevent this disease associated with building water systems.
This Q&A with Kimberly-Clark Professional addresses pursuing sustainability and health goals through cleaning products and practices.
Johnsonite has unveiled its new Resilient Flooring Channel on the Today’s Facility Manager website.
Nearly all the company's wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.
Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.
This article by Cameron Riddell, president of Bird Barrier America, highlights the threats birds pose to FM budgets.
NSF International and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) are working on this tool to certify health, safety, and environmental aspects of products and equipment for educational settings.
The federal agency is involved in activities to assist in managing the bedbug problem.
The company has added an Ornithologist to its team of bird control specialists to provide online advice.
Touched by thousands of hands, this hallowed hockey trophy was tested for bacterial levels.