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With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.


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With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.

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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. Safety articles below.


Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault Injuries

With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.

One Out Of Seven People Don’t Feel Safe At Work

Workplace violence is on the rise, and new SHRM data demonstrates need for more workplace violence education, prevention, and training.

Big Ass Fans Brings Back The Pivot

Bring comfort to hard-to-reach work areas with the Big Ass Fans® Pivot 2.0.

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

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.

 New Fire Resistive Steel Doors And Frames From ASSA ABLOY

The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.

Cybercrime Devastating Threat To Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.

The Effects Of Regenerative Elevators On Generators

Although recent advancements in technology have made elevators more energy efficient than ever, regenerative type of drives in elevators can prevent a building’s generator from performing its essential job.

AEDs Improve Out-Of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.

We-Go-Round Expands Inclusive Playground Offerings

Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.

Friday Funny: Who Will Get Your Vote?

The polls are now open for the third-annual SC Johnson Professional Happy Hands Contest. Let your voice be heard and cast your vote for your favorite! 

Free Best Practice Guide For Chemical Risk Assessment

Graphic Products created the free resource to simplify the documentation of hazards and controls for chemicals in the workplace.

Four Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2019

JLL examines four healthcare industry trends for 2019 and beyond, including the power of the workplace to attract employees and reducing infections in healthcare facilities.

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Worker Privacy

The rule eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit worker injury and illness information from two specific forms to OSHA each year.

Most Americans Don’t Know How To Operate An AED

A new survey from Cintas found that 63 percent of Americans are not confident that they know how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Keys To Safer Residence Hall Emergency Evacuations

Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace

More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

In Ice And Snow, Parking Structure Maintenance

Minimize damage to parking structures during the winter months, and keep drivers safe.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

Fighting False Fire Alarms In Facilities

More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

Five Ways To Battle Holiday Weight Gain In The Workplace

Employers can make it a little easier for workers to resist holiday treats and stay healthy by providing nutritious choices in the workplace.

New Cascades PRO Tandem™ Dispensers

Available in a sleek pure white or stylish dark gray, these dispensers are built for better hygiene and created for optimal performance.

Wellbeing, Technology Drive Workplace Productivity

Employers are prioritizing total wellbeing and embracing technology to drive workplace productivity and employee satisfaction, according to a new survey from Buck.

Safety, Hygiene Create Happy, Productive Manufacturing Workers

Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.

City Wide Maintenance Combats Viruses With Electrostatic Disinfectant Treatment

Covering 10,000 square feet per hour, the sprayer eradicates germs, viruses, bacteria, as well as prevents mold and mildew from growing on surfaces in commercial facilities.

Opioids In The Workplace: Employers Need To Act

A new survey by The Hartford shows opioids are having a growing impact on the workplace, and urges employers to take action now.

5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Keep Your Facility Healthy And Staff Happy This Cold And Flu Season 

Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

Only 15 States, DC Have Laws For Testing Lead In School Water

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.

Protecting Data Centers Using Water Mist Fire Suppression

Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.

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