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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.


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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.

Occupant Safety

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.


Boosting Communication Efforts With Geofencing

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.

Speed Boosts Security At Parking Garage Entryways

Installing high-speed doors at these entry points prevents piggy-backing and unauthorized pedestrians from entering a parking facility.

RealView, LLC Forges Agreement With My Facility, Inc.

The developer of emergency planning and response systems for facilities has partnered with the facility mapping provider to strengthen offerings.

Traction Magic Takes The Slip Out Of Ice

This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.

In-telligent Communication App Enhances Facility Safety

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.

Is Your Roof Gaining Weight This Winter?

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.

Providing Transportation For Senior Living Residents

Managing this service at senior living and similar facilities requires a cohesive plan to deliver satisfaction while mitigating risks.

Marriage Of Mobility And Facility Security

Advances in technology make facility security more pervasive and personalized, seamless, and adaptive to the user — rather than the other way around.

Question Of The Week: Physical Security… Lessons Learned?

Implementing physical security systems is not simple, but the decision-making may be simplified with a common sense approach.

SafeZone CM Pepper Gel For Non-Lethal Defense

With a range of 25 feet, this pepper gel can temporarily incapacitate a violent assailant and allow evacuation or time for police to respond.

Escalator Safety During The Holiday Shopping Season

Black Friday is past, but the holiday shopping is in full swing — raising safety concerns for retail facility managers.

FM Compliance: Don’t Ignore These Seven Areas

In new research, JLL acknowledges the challenge to ensure critical global compliance goals across multiple dimensions are achieved.

Commercial Snow Removal, Cover All Bases

Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.

Question Of The Week: Electrical Floor Box, Tripping Hazard?

After an office renovation, employees are being tripped up by protruding floor boxes.

Video Intercom Enhances Security At Co-op

Located adjacent to the United Nations, this high-rise management team improved security for its tenants.

Question Of The Week: Parking Garage Solutions?

Concerns around security, sustainability, ADA, and technology impact management decisions.

Web Exclusive: Workplace Emergency Prep

Facility Executive spoke with Staples' Bob Risk about a survey the company recently conducted on workplace safety.

New Product Flash: Situational Awareness Bundle from Status Solutions

This comprehensive offering provides complete and effective communication during an emergency and other disruptive events.

Facility Contingency Plans For Terrorist Attacks

Chris Phillips, founder and managing director of the UK-based firm International Protect and Prepare Security Office (IPPSO), offers recommendations.

Winter Weather Maintenance Checklist

For effective maintenance and operation during winter months, facility managers can check out this checklist. But it doesn't end there.

New Product Flash: Restroom System from Tooshlights

This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are occupied.

Question Of The Week: Maintaining Emergency Plans?

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.

Question Of The Week: Open Carry Laws?

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.

What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You Facing?

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Safety Preparedness, Perception Versus Fact?

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?

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HurricaneWatch from Datawatch Systems

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mass Notification, Crucial Communication

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: PATROL Series PA X 5 from Pfannenberg

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Shaker Dust Collection by United Air Specialists

This Cincinnati, OH company has introduced a series of shaker dust collection systems designed to remove harmful pollutants resulting from common manufacturing processes in both institutional and industrial applications.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SwitchLITE Model EZT by Controlled Power

This automatic transfer switch allows dimmable lighting fixtures to function as emergency lighting.

Handwashing And Other Healthy Practices

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

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection devices.

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