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The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.


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The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.

Inspections

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Inspections articles below.


OSHA Guides Employers On COVID-19 Inspection Standards

The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.

Are Hospital Facility Managers Prepared For Virtual Surveys?

During a webinar presented by ARC Facilities, half of attendees indicated they are not prepared for virtual document review sessions by hospital accreditation surveyors including The Joint Commission.

Five Key Considerations For Remote Video Inspection Programs

New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.

Socially-Distant Operation Of Critical Infrastructure

In California, a statewide order has allowed those working in critical infrastructure to continue and applies to the federal critical infrastructure sectors outlined by the federal Cyber Infrastructure Security Administration (CIFA).

OSHA Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.

Illuminating The Importance Of Emergency And Exit Lights

Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.

Spring Is Go-Time To Assess, Repair Roof Damage

The start of spring is a great time for facility managers to check for winter roof damage and prepare for spring showers. 

How To Tackle Deferred Maintenance And Avoid Costly Downtime

Deferred maintenance can create expensive, time-consuming issues for your organization. If your team is struggling to get ahead of your backlog, use the resources in this article to start breaking the cycle today.

Containment of Hazardous Materials

Hazardous material containment systems require routine maintenance and inspection to ensure their integrity. Their regulation is primarily handled by the EPA which regulates two types of storage systems: Portable storage containers, such as portable tanks and 55-gallon drums; and fixed tank systems.

Fire Safety System Inspections: 4 Unexpected Ways To Prepare Your Organization

Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

BuildingReports Reaches Six Million Inspection Reports

Since 2000, service providers using the company's compliance reporting tools have inspected fire alarm, fire sprinkler, life safety, fire suppression, security, and HVAC systems.

OSHA Updates Amputations In Manufacturing Industries Program

The National Emphasis Program (NEP) targets industrial and manufacturing workplaces where employees are injured by unguarded or improperly guarded machinery and equipment.

OSHA Enforcement And Compliance Increased In 2019

In its mission to keep workplaces free of hazards, OSHA significantly increased the number of inspections and provided a record amount of compliance assistance during FY 2019.

Free Checklist For Parking Garage Conditions

A visual guide and checklist document from Western Specialty Contractors helps facility management to identify and track damage to components of parking structures.

Winter Is Coming: Is Your Property Prepared?


Understanding the biggest threats extreme cold poses and taking measures to prepare against them can go a long way in mitigating costs and exposure.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Five Ways To Improve FM With Tech Tools

Gaining real-time visibility across locations can be accelerated by digitizing outdated manual workflows and deploying intelligent tools that connect granular data from the field.

3 Ways To Improve Property Inspections

Routine property inspections can provide valuable information to help facility management make more informed decisions when maintenance planning.

Compliance Reporting Milestone

BuildingReports' announced its service members have reached the 5 million inspection report milestone, a growth rate of 150% from 2014.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Prepare My Facility For Winter?

Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future

Question Of The Week: What Is A Safety Walk-Around?

A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.

Common Generator Problems In Industrial Settings

There are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs, and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

Crevice Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This third article in a three-part series describes crevice corrosion, which occurs at or near areas where metal parts are joined in buildings and on other assets.

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.

Roof Walkway Granules From Mule-Hide Products

These new EPDM granules provide a non-slip surface over silicone-coated roofs.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

Drones And The Emergence Of Unmanned Asset Management

Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.

Five Tech Trends Impacting Facility Management

From virtual reality to drones and AI, developments in the broader technology space have increasing relevance and presence in facility management.

Question Of The Week: How Are Fire Door Inspections Handled At Your Facility?

Facility manager wants to know if facilities are contracting out fire door inspections, doing them in house, or not even bothering to do them at all.

OSHA Updates Inspection Procedures for Protecting Healthcare Workers from Tuberculosis

OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.

FM Issue: Safeguarding Fire Systems

Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

OSHA Issues Plan To Help Reduce Injuries And Illnesses At High Hazard Workplaces

In addition to the SST program, OSHA implements both national and local emphasis inspection programs, which include programmed inspections, to target high-risk hazards and industries.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Space Heaters

How should a Los Angeles-based facility deal with space heaters when safety inspectors visit?

New Product Flash: SeeSnake® microDrain™ D65S Inspection Camera System by RIDGID®

This new camera system allows for accessible and precise inspections of many types of lines, ducts, pipes, and chimneys.

OSHA Cracking Down On Metals Manufacturers

Any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel, or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan Attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr.

Three Legislators Honored For Supporting Building Safety

The award winners are South Carolina Senator Phil P. Leventis, New Mexico Senator Bernadette M. Sanchez, and New Jersey Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski.

OSHA Directive Supports Protection Of Federal Workers

The directive outlines the procedures for carrying out programmed inspections at some of the most hazardous federal workplaces.

New OSHA Program Targets Workplaces With Hazardous Chemicals

The program establishes policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that are covered by OSHA's process safety management (PSM) standard.

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