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In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.


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In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.

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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. Professional-Development articles below.


Are Americans Too Tired To Function Safely At Work?

In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.

WELL Building Standard Surpasses 100 Million SF

IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.

Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

Dire Hurricane Season Forecast Could Mean Costly Losses

With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.

$10.5M Available For Workplace Safety Training

OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

Infographic: A Guide to Safety Gear

A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.

Are Reports That Trump Will Gut OSHA Rules Premature?

Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.

Is Your School In Compliance With The Safe Drinking Water Act?

NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.

U.S. Is Tops In Employee Happiness

Employees in the United States, the Netherlands and Germany ranked highest in terms of on-the-job happiness.

States Urged To Focus On Injury Prevention

In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

How Safe Are Your Facilities?

If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

Feeling Good In the Workplace Boosts Company Performance

Does your company need a Chief Happiness Officer? Nearly 90% of workers think it's a good idea, according to a new report on the workplace from JLL.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Seven Deadly Sins For Facilities Managers

Ericka Westgard, Senior Director of Workforce Strategy for C&W Services, shares seven pitfalls facilities managers can fall into while performing their day-to-day responsibilities.

Americans Split On Impact of Workplace Automation

About equal percentages of Americans think that automation will be a good or a bad thing for the future world of work, according to a new survey.

FM Alert: Work Environments eBook Available

New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.

Ready, Set, Collaborate

Ensure an effective technology system for enterprise collaboration by establishing a “road map” with four key stages.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

Houston, Washington DC Top Cities For Worker Weight Gain

Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.

Celebrating World FM Day: 2017 Awards Of Excellence Announced

The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

Philadelphia Janitor Mops Up 2017 Janitor Of The Year Award

Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.

New Built Environment Technology Association Launched

BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.

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