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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.


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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.

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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 Guides Employers On COVID-19 Inspection Standards

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.

New Medical Gowns Made In USA

EZDoff 100% Made in USA PPE medical gowns are produced in Michigan by ProTEC-USA, a new Cadillac Products Inc. company.

Partnership Delivers American-Made PPE Gloves

SHOWA and Choctaw-Kaul enter a strategic partnership to meet accelerating U.S. demand for PPE gloves.

Cough And Sneeze Shields Help Prevent Spread Of COVID-19

Cough and sneeze guards have PPE qualities contributing to germ transmission slowdown—even if no masks are being worn.

PPE Recycling Through TerraCycle Regulated Waste Division

The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.

The Prevent Collection From Busch Systems

This waste container collection is designed for facilities to create a cohesive, safe program for occupants to access and dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Despite Training, Most Workers Experience Electrical Shock

Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.

GermBlock Cough and Sneeze Shields

GermBlock is a line of cough and sneeze shields for industrial, commercial, clean room, and retail settings.

BuildingReports Adds Feature To SafetyScan® For Disinfection Reporting

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 Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety And Health Remain OSHA Priority

As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.

Inspect Assets with Revamped Field iD App

Field iD is a mobile app for paperless inspections that helps facilities extend equipment life, while always ensuring employees are working with safe tools, vehicles, and other assets.

National Safety Council: OSHA Must Protect Workers From COVID-19

Through legislative, administrative, judicial, and public means, the NSC will pursue implementation of an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure.

ServiceNow Safe Workplace App Suite

The ServiceNow Safe Workplace suite is Powered by the Now Platform and includes four new apps and a dashboard designed to help companies manage the essential steps for returning employees to the workplace.

Ripclear Certified Medical Face Shield

The Ripclear V2 Shield is designed to protect workers battling the COVID-19 outbreak.

U.S. Employers Making Plans To Get Workers Back To Work Safely

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.

BRAVO! Infection Prevention Program

BRAVO! Group Services has created a comprehensive cleaning program to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other contagions in the workplace.

Facility Disinfection Program

The Smart Tools Enhanced Facility Disinfection Program provides the framework and confidence to ensure healthy facilities needed by in-house and contract cleaners during and beyond this crucial period.

BOMA Releases Guidance Document On Building Re-entry After COVID-19

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.

Tangram Three-Tiered Sanitization Services

Tangram Workplace Sanitization services are available in three levels to address each site’s challenges, exposure scenarios, and operational complexities with minimal impact on occupants and operations

Sky Factory Panels Turn Intubation Shields

Sky Factory helps COVID-19 relief efforts by turning SkyCeiling Panels into Intubation shields.

Planned Companies Donates PPE To Skilled Nursing Facilities

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. 

Siemens Works With Georgia Tech To Provide Face Shields

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.

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Don’t Get Burned In The Workplace

February 2-8, 2020 is designated National Burn Awareness Week, observed by the American Burn Association and a time to raise awareness of the dangers of burn-related injuries.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

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.

Friday Funny: Add Some “Spark” To Your March Madness Fun

Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.

Put Mosquitoes Out Of Work, Not Your Staff

Employees who work outside or in open-air buildings are at greater risk of encountering disease-carrying mosquitoes.

Q&A: OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust

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.

FM Alert: Help Prevent Heat Illness From Striking Outdoor Workers

An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.

Vortec Dual Action Personal Air Conditioning Vests

Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests (PACs) circulate cool air to minimize temperature-related stress and fatigue, thus improving comfort and productivity.

3M SecureFit Protective Eyewear 600

The SecureFit Protective Eyewear 600 Series is an expansion of the SecureFit Protective Eyewear line that offers more features and deeper personalization.

Deb Stokoderm Frost for Skin Dryness

Stokoderm Frost is designed to prevent skin dryness for those in cold working conditions.

Speakman Lifesaver Emergency Shower Head

The Lifesaver Emergency Shower Head is a safety shower head line with a spray engine that delivers water quickly but comfortably.

What You Need To Know About Changes To NFPA 70E

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast.

OSHA Eye And Face Protection Standards To Be Updated

OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards.

New Ebola Guidelines For Emergency Departments Published By CDC

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.

Finding Heat Stress Solutions

Personal protective equipment can be incorporated as preventive measures.

July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.

ANSWERS: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. Find out how well you did on the quiz.

QUIZ: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

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.

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