Tag: Safety

Trane Fort Smith

Trane Fort Smith Plant Celebrates Safety Achievement

Arkansas officials recognize Commercial HVAC manufacturing facility for achieving 12 consecutive years — more than 5,000,000 hours — without a lost time safety incident. 
Lockheed Martin, Safety Award

Lockheed Martin Wins NSC’s 2023 Networks Innovation Award

Innovation Awards recognize effective approaches to protect employees' health, safety and the environment. Tesla, Holcim are runners-up.
Performance Flooring

Performance Flooring: Where Safety, Ergonomics And Acoustics Converge

Performance flooring relies on three key benefits working together to support and enhance user activities: safety, ergonomics and acoustics.
Warehouse Safety

10 Easy Tips To Increase Warehouse Safety

An industry expert outlines some of the quickest, most cost-effective ways to improve warehouse safety without investing in all new rack.
New Construction

UL Solutions Adds UL Verified Healthy Building Mark For New Construction

New program advances indoor environmental quality in new building construction projects. 
Workplace Safety Culture

Do Workers Value Safety Culture When Evaluating A New Job?

Almost half of American workers would consider a pay cut to work for an employer with a better safety culture, reveals 2024 Workplace Safety Culture Report from DuraPlas.
MSD Solutions Index Pledge Community Report

Workplace Injuries: More Focus Needed On MSD Reduction

A new National Safety Council report shows majority of companies surveyed have strong safety cultures, but more focus needed on musculoskeletal disorder risk reduction and innovation.
fleet

National Safety Council Reveals Fleet Essentials Training Program

Driving for work is the leading cause of occupational death in the U.S. The National Safety Council program aims to close the gap in training.
Workplace Fatalities

What Was The Most Common Cause Of Workplace Fatalities In 2022?

New six-year study of serious injuries and fatalities by ISN spotlights unique risks to workers in transportation, oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and utilities industries.
retail safety

It’s The Holiday Season: Retail Workers Are Worried About Personal Safety

Retail workers report that petty theft , grab-and-run incidents, and hostile customer interactions have increased in their stores over the past year.
Healthcare Workplace Safety

Medical Waste Management Is Critical To Patient Care

New healthcare workplace safety report raises concern over proper medical waste management and safety within healthcare organizations.
sick in the office

Will Flu, RSV, and COVID-19 Be On The Rise This Winter?

New research suggests businesses should step up facility protection measures ahead of a combined respiratory virus season this winter.
Hospital Safety

Infection Rates Improve Following COVID-19 Pandemic Spike

More than 85% of hospitals improved performance on at least one of three dangerous infections, according to new Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group.
whistleblower protections

New Agreement Strengthens Whistleblower Protections

A new Memorandum of Understanding will enable OSHA and National Labor Relations Board to more effectively enforce related laws and protect workers' rights.
Sphera Process Safety Report 2023

Study Reveals Gap Between Safety Intent, Achievement

Despite growth in corporate ESG programs and availability of technologies for assessing risk, Sphera's Process Safety Report 2023 reveals a considerable gap between safety intent and achievement.
Photovoltaic Hazard Control

Photovoltaic Hazard Control: How To Ensure Safety Under UL 3741

Misinterpretation of the UL 3741 Standard for Photovoltaic Hazard Control in some solutions may be putting firefighters at risk, and there are implications for the PV industry.
Safety Management

Can The Construction Industry Do More To Address Safety, Health Issues?

A safety management study reveals an increase in the implementation of safety and health strategies, but those measures could have greater adoption across the industry
Facility Executive October 2023 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2023 Issue

The October 2023 issue of Facility Executive explores facility resilience, risk management, the path to net zero, EV adoption, Legionella prevention, and more.
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.
Predictive Maintenance

Boost Productivity, Lower Maintenance Costs With Predictive Maintenance

Predictive maintenance can help increase manufacturing facilities' uptime, improve safety, reduce maintenance costs, and identify hazardous situations before they occur, according to Info-Tech Research Group.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.