Health and Safety

Resource pages for "Health and Safety"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


facility management

Celebrating Facility Management… Buildings’ Essential Workers

Facility managers and maintenance workers have been working to maintain buildings during the COVID-19 crisis and to ensure they are ready for reopening.
back to work

Back To Work: How To Reboot In A Post-COVID-19 World

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.
protective screens

CARVART Creates Protective Screens

CARVART has created glassSCREENS>Shield, a new collection of ¼" tempered glass protective screens that can be ordered and installed on the frontlines quickly for protection from COVID-19.
water dispensers

ASSE International Releases Standard For Water Dispensers

Water dispensers covered by Standard 1023 include an integral electrically powered heater or cooler.
diabetes in the workplace

Partnership Helps People Living With Diabetes Thrive In The Workplace

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.
emergency power

Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark

A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.
health and safety

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.
termite infestation

15 Cities Most Likely To See Termite Infestation

Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.
baby changing station

Baby-Changing Station Law Doubles Diaper Duty

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.
surface disinfectant

PURELL Surface Disinfecting And Sanitizing Products

Featuring EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) Certification, these products feature quick overall disinfection times for bacteria and viruses.
Zika virus

Minimizing Mosquito Populations To Combat Zika Virus

Facility executives and their service providers can address this health threat with diligent inspection of buildings and grounds.
workplace wellness

Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being

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.
contractor safety

Three Contractor Orientation Mistakes, And How To Avoid These

It is important for facility managers to ensure their contractors are educated on the organization's on-site policies and safety procedures.
zika virus

Zika Virus: 5 Things To Know, Plus Pest Control In Offices

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.

Question Of The Week: Health And Wellness Strategies

This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the forefront.
HVAC design

Web Exclusive: Ice Machine Or Toxic Breeding Ground?

Proper cleaning and safe handling of ice machines help prevent illness, such as Norovirus and Legionnaires' Disease.
outsourcing strategies

Question Of The Week: Automated Restrooms… Friend Or Foe?

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.

Question Of The Week: Ebola And Cleaning Practices

Facility cleaning procedures play a part in preventing the spread of Ebola. Are yours addressing the threat?

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Too Hot, Too Cold Debate Goes Global

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.
new product flash

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Clorox Urine Remover from Clorox Professional

This cleaning agent is intended to remove odors from porous surfaces, such as grout and concrete, while also effective on soft surfaces.

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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