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.


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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Fresh Wave IAQ by OMI Industries

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Locus by Focal Upright Furniture

This new workstation fosters healthy movement.

UL Environment Revises Odor Control Standard

The updated UL 2796 helps to protect health while still ensuring effective odor control.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaners by Clorox

A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 445-VBRRCF by Chicago Faucets

This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.

Keeping Germs At Bay

Occupant behavior coupled with effective disinfection practices helps to minimize the spread of illness.

EPA Approves Latest Refrigerant Substitutes

The three hydrocarbon substances can be used in small commercial refrigerators and freezers.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HYGEN Clean Water System by Rubbermaid

This system promotes cleaner mops and facility surfaces with a water filter integrated into the mop bucket.

Worker Summer Safety Tips

Grainger shares several tips to help workers in and around facilities stay cool this summer.

How Do Your Health Practices Measure Up?

Submit your facility's hygiene initiatives to be considered for The Healthy Workplace Project Award from Kimberly-Clark Professional.

ASHRAE Standard On Legionellosis Open For Comment

Standard 188P is aimed at helping fms apply available information to prevent this disease associated with building water systems.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cleaning For Environment And Health

This Q&A with Kimberly-Clark Professional addresses pursuing sustainability and health goals through cleaning products and practices.

Johnsonite Launches TFM Resilient Flooring Channel

Johnsonite has unveiled its new Resilient Flooring Channel on the Today’s Facility Manager website.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Pura Finish On Kimball Office Products

Nearly all the company's wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.

Handwashing And Other Healthy Practices

Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Five Ways Birds Cost Your Facility Money

This article by Cameron Riddell, president of Bird Barrier America, highlights the threats birds pose to FM budgets.

Standard For K-12 Products Under Development

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.

EPA Advises On Bedbug Pesticides

The federal agency is involved in activities to assist in managing the bedbug problem.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Expert Advice From Bird-B-Gone

The company has added an Ornithologist to its team of bird control specialists to provide online advice.

Clean Bill Of Health For Stanley Cup

Touched by thousands of hands, this hallowed hockey trophy was tested for bacterial levels.

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