Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Injuries articles below.
With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.
Approximately 300 emergency room visits each year can be attributed to injuries caused by automatic gates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.
An employee was recently injured on the job. This facility manager wants to know whether or not he needs to record the incident.
State requirements for workers' compensation insurance vary widely; it is up to facility managers to keep on top of these requirements to minimize risk for employers.
At the start of 2015, employers will be required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident.
How high are tensions running in the energy industry down in Louisiana? At one company, the president makes the link between improper swivel chair usage and the BP oil spill.