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The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.


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The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

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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.


NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

Do Political Expression Policies Belong In The Workplace?

A political expression policy outlines acceptable political discussions, helps avoid a hostile workplace, and provides legal protection for companies. But few employees think their company should have one.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.

Data Analysis And Its Strategic Role In Higher Education Facilities Management

Data analysis helps higher education facility managers better understand their facilities, so that their campuses can be positioned to thrive tomorrow.

Webinar: Best Practices in Fire and Life Safety

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell and find out what you need to do to protect your facility and keep your campus connected

Managing Workforce Fatigue Maximizes Workforce Efficiency

Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.

Did You Miss Our “Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance For Best Friend Fridays!

All this month, the American Heart Association has been encouraging people to bring their furry best friend to work to help their hearts.

BOMA International Elects 2019-2020 Officers

Scott Jones named BOMA International's Chair and Chief Elected Officer as the organization elects its 2019-2020 officers.

Webinar: Start The Journey To Unlock Building Automation Data

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by OSIsoft and take a journey through the building automation systems at the San Leandro Tech Campus.

Did You Miss Our “Improving The Project Closeout Process” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about new trends and best practices for making the project closeout hand-off an easier, more efficient process.

Employees Prefer Variety When It Comes To Office Space

Workers prefer personal, private office space, but varied office types — including both collaborative and quiet spaces — help them be as productive as possible.

Reshaping Energy Management

With advances in energy management systems (EMS) and controls technologies, supermarket and other food retailers now have the ability to automate energy best practices.

Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy

When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

School Custodian, Environmental Service Tech Are Champions Of Clean

Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

UG2 Launches Facilities Maintenance Training & Innovation Lab

The new training lab will help UG2 employees advance their skills and encourage knowledge transfer, and also enable the company to build a workforce in the face of a talent shortage.

Is Taking A Summer Vacation Too Much Of A Challenge?

As the summer vacation season nears, a new survey reveals that professionals find disconnecting from the office isn't always so easy. What are your plans this summer?

Friday Funny: Californian Custodian Wins The Crown

The 73-year-old winner of the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest, Aristeo Flores of Scotts Valley Middle School, exemplifies the “American Dream.”

Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

Flexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?

Many Workers Still Prefer Paper Over Digital Media

The Mopria Workflow Survey challenges the assumption that workers prefer pure-digital workflows, and illustrates balanced preferences between paper and digital media.

OSHA Aims To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer

#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.

Employees Would Choose Job Happiness Over A Bigger Paycheck

Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.

$10.5M In Worker Safety And Health Training Grants Available

Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.

College Opens New Location With Job Order Contracting

Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

Did You Miss Our “Asset Management Maturity” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and you'll gain a leadership perspective on improving organizational performance by maturing your practice of asset management.

Given A Choice, Most Knowledge Workers Would Leave Cities 

A new Citrix study explores how location impacts job satisfaction and success, and the role that flexible and remote work can play in enhancing both.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2019

Which developments should you pay attention to for data center planning and operation?

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Enhancing School Security: What You Should Consider

Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

Top Six Employment-Related Regulations Gaining Traction In U.S.

Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.

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