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.
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.
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.
This article by Cameron Riddell, president of Bird Barrier America, highlights the threats birds pose to FM budgets.
The company has added an Ornithologist to its team of bird control specialists to provide online advice.
MA-based Clean Harbors offers customized pharmaceutical waste management and removal programs for healthcare facilities.
In April 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a summit to address a developing pest problem—bed bugs in homes and other buildings. In a follow up on this topic, TFM spoke with an expert from Orkin, Inc. who attended the EPA Summit in April.
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