Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. PPE articles below.
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions survey of more than 200 employers found 88% have a COVID-19 return-to-work task force in place.
The Building Owners and Managers Association International shares steps for: planning and preparation; social distancing and PPE; common areas; elevators; security; janitorial; and mechanical systems.
In support of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the building services company has donated Personal Protective Equipment to two New Jersey skilled nursing facilities.
Through partnership with local manufacturers EIS-Fabrico and Underwood Mold Company, the production of these face shields is expected to reach 100,000 over the next month.
A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.
Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.
Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests (PACs) circulate cool air to minimize temperature-related stress and fatigue, thus improving comfort and productivity.
OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards.
The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.
Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. Find out how well you did on the quiz.
How many wrong answers are permissible? In the workplace: zero. Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. For answers to the quiz, check back on 5/2/12.
It doesn't take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA inspection.
OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due 12/20/10.