Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. OSHA articles below.
Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.
The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.
Over 200 organizations and businesses will partner with OSHA to promote the importance of workplace safety and health programs August 13-19.
As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.
Milwaukee Tool has built upon its M12 Universal HAMMERVAC Dust Extractor and M18 Dedicated HAMMERVAC designs with an updated dust box.
The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation provides articles and details about the seven elements of a hearing loss prevention program and more.
This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.
A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.
The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.
OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.
These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.
Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.
On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin enforcing its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to in a workday.
The revised online complaint form works to ensure a whistleblower can file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency for prompt action.
OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
American Heart Association survey finds many employees lack training to help during a health emergency — and at least half do not know where to find an AED in their facility.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.
XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
In this Q&A, Facility Executive spoke with the safety, health, and environmental manager at Schneider Electric about communication as a key to success for building safety.
Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.
Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
The new service delivers facility management professionals and other stakeholders in-depth OSHA compliance analyses and ratings.
More than 20 new online courses are aimed at helping organizations stay up to date with changing OSHA regulations and improve worker safety.
OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule to lower beryllium levels and increase workplace protections to reduce health risks.
Inspired by all the ways OSHA can determine if your facility is on the naughty or nice list, facility manager Charles Carpenter shares his take on the Christmas classic with “OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town.”
In new research the Campbell Institute examines the need for more equal distribution around environmental, social, and economic factors.