Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. PPE articles below.
OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.
Cough and sneeze guards have PPE qualities contributing to germ transmission slowdown—even if no masks are being worn.
The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.
Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.
To assist facilities in upholding strict safety measures, the company's ScanSeries® suite now features the capability to track disinfection actions, PPE levels, and more.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
Through legislative, administrative, judicial, and public means, the NSC will pursue implementation of an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure.
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.
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