Tag: Public Health

Facility Management Year in Review

A Quick Look Back Before We Forge Ahead

A member of Facility Executive’s Editorial Advisory Board recaps how the past twelve months have been for the facility management industry.
World Toilet Day

4 Tips For Maintaining A Clean, Hygienic Restroom

In preparation for World Toilet Day on November 19, Cintas shares best practices for creating a clean and comfortable restroom.
black mold

Mold Contamination: Look Out For Warning Signs

Professional remediation is the most efficient and effective long-term solution in the case of a mold contamination.
Health And Safety Standards

Health And Safety: How To Measure Impact Of Voluntary Consensus Standards

New guidance from ANSI and ULSE shows how to measure, articulate the impacts that voluntary consensus standards can have on public health and safety.

Candida Auris: The Fungus Threatening Healthcare Facilities

Last week, the CDC announced that cases of this fungal infection are growing significantly, especially in long-term healthcare facilities.
Far UV-C

New Research Will Study Filtered Far UV-C Technology

First-of-its-kind research collaboration will evaluate the efficacy of Far-UVC pathogen deactivation while identifying and assessing any negative impact on surrounding air.
restroom cleaning

Facility Cleanliness: An Evolution Of Expectations

Now that perceptions of health and safety have evolved, there are higher expectations for clean shared spaces.
workplace design

4 Supportive Design Strategies To Improve Mental Health In The Workplace

In honor of Suicide Awareness Month, see supportive design tactics that go hand-in hand with improved mental health.
Biosafety Intelligence System

Poppy Health Is Now GBAC STAR™ Registered

To become GBAC STAR Registered, Poppy’s Biosafety Intelligence System had to meet efficacy, cost, health and safety requirements, and prove it helps prevent the spread of disease.
Dr. Deborah Birx

Dr. Deborah Birx Will Keynote Inaugural GBAC Symposium

Dr. Deborah Birx will be the keynote speaker at the GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, to be held August 16-17 in Chicago.
indoor air quality public health

EPA Launches Clean Air In Buildings Challenge To Improve IAQ

Following through on the National Covid-19 Preparedness Plan, the new guidance is intended to help building owners and operators improve indoor air quality and protect public health.
ULI Sustainability Real Estate

$10M Donation To ULI Will Help Promote Sustainability In Real Estate

Real estate executive Randall Lewis' donation—the largest in Urban Land Institute history—will support efforts to make the built environment more sustainable.
Access Control

Kastle Systems, CLEAR Partnership Creates Safe, Secure Access

Integration of vaccine and testing certification into Kastle’s proptech platform establishes foundation for the connected building ecosystem to help customers meet new workplace requirements.
Pittsburgh International Airport

Airlines Approve Restart Of Pittsburgh International Airport Terminal Project

After pandemic pause, Pittsburgh International Airport will restart a critical infrastructure project that will build a modern, health-conscious airport.
ABM Safer Facilities webinar

Did You Miss Our “2021 Plan For Safer Facilities” Webinar?

View the free "2021 Plan for Safer Facilities" video webinar and learn about new survey data and the latest insights and best practices to help keep people safe from viral spread.
National Park Service

National Park Service Requires Masks At Parks, Federal Buildings

Face masks are required in all National Park Service buildings and facilities, and also on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing can't be maintained.
Reentering Office Buildings

NYC Real Estate Leaders Issue Guidelines For Reentering Office Buildings

As New Yorkers head back to work, business and labor union leaders from the real estate industry have created comprehensive office protocols to put public health and safety first.
Rodents

Rodents On The Rise: How COVID-19 Brings Additional Risk

If your facility's not operating at its usual capacity, it may be more susceptible to infestation by rodents. Take these steps to protect it.
geotechnical

Geotechnical Products NSF/ANSI 61 Certified

Three of NCFI’s geotechnical polyurethane materials, TerraThane 24-003, 24-010, and 24-042, now carry the NSF and ANSI Standard 61 certification for safe use in and around drinking water and other water sources.
aquatic facilities

NSPF Endorses Model Aquatic Health Code Adoption

A five-state study of inspection data showed that 12.3% of routine aquatic facilities inspections resulted in immediate closure due to violations seriously threatening public health.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .