Inspections | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

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


https://facilityexecutive.com/2018/11/winter-weather-how-can-prepare-facility/
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

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.


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.

OSHA to Push Program on Recordkeeping

This program will institute a policy that prompts recordkeeping inspections at employers’ establishments with low incidence rates in historically high rate industries. It will also incorporate inspections of a sample of construction firms.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

Featured Video

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

Featured Knowledge Channels

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.