Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Occupant Safety articles below.
These adhesive-backed entrance mats are designed to eliminate trip hazards, because they do not shift, bunch up, or flip over once installed.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) has opened a research lab to examine safety and security risks for sports venues.
Employees' knowledge of proper security protocols is crucial to the safety of guests, while also enhancing a hotel's reputation.
On August 21, many people will be at work, school, or another type of facility when a solar eclipse occurs.
Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.
Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.
This technology enables facility management to define geographical boundaries to identify where people and assets are, and when they move in and out of bounds.
Installing high-speed doors at these entry points prevents piggy-backing and unauthorized pedestrians from entering a parking facility.
The developer of emergency planning and response systems for facilities has partnered with the facility mapping provider to strengthen offerings.
This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.
This technology platform ensures building occupants will be alerted immediately during an emergency — irrespective of the notification settings on their mobile devices or the language they speak.
Snow accumulation and even heavy rains set the stage for potential roof collapse. Here are four actions to take that will minimize this threat to people and property.
Managing this service at senior living and similar facilities requires a cohesive plan to deliver satisfaction while mitigating risks.
Advances in technology make facility security more pervasive and personalized, seamless, and adaptive to the user — rather than the other way around.
Implementing physical security systems is not simple, but the decision-making may be simplified with a common sense approach.
With a range of 25 feet, this pepper gel can temporarily incapacitate a violent assailant and allow evacuation or time for police to respond.
Black Friday is past, but the holiday shopping is in full swing — raising safety concerns for retail facility managers.
In new research, JLL acknowledges the challenge to ensure critical global compliance goals across multiple dimensions are achieved.
Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.
After an office renovation, employees are being tripped up by protruding floor boxes.
Located adjacent to the United Nations, this high-rise management team improved security for its tenants.
Concerns around security, sustainability, ADA, and technology impact management decisions.
Facility Executive spoke with Staples' Bob Risk about a survey the company recently conducted on workplace safety.
This comprehensive offering provides complete and effective communication during an emergency and other disruptive events.
Chris Phillips, founder and managing director of the UK-based firm International Protect and Prepare Security Office (IPPSO), offers recommendations.
For effective maintenance and operation during winter months, facility managers can check out this checklist. But it doesn't end there.
This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are occupied.
Facility managers and others who create emergency preparedness plans know that periodic testing and updates are crucial to protecting people, property, and operations in the event of a disaster.
The debates about the right to carry firearms openly continue to swirl in the halls of government as well as in facilities throughout the nation.
Nearly 70% of Americans had not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years, according to a 2012 survey by FEMA.
Natural disasters represent a major safety concern for facility managers and office workers alike, but have businesses been doing enough to prepare for the worst?
The Atlantic Hurricane Season began on June 1 and officially ends November 30. A new offering aims to help facility managers update property status and communicate with employees before, during, and after this type of event.
Ever since there have been buildings there’s been a need to alert people on how to get out safely during an emergency. Using a system reserved for emergencies—the fire alarm system—decreases the time required to notify occupants.
This line of 105 dB(A) industrial flashing sounders alert occupants to hazardous situations or production problems in factories, water and waste treatment facilities, commercial offices, sports arenas, hotels, and other facility types.