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Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

Webinar: Addressing The Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants

Learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves—in this dynamic and informative webinar.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

The Impact Of Flooring On Nurse Wellness

More comfortable, ergonomic flooring material can improve productivity and patient quality of care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and lead to an overall improvement in quality of life for dedicated healthcare providers.

FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

Friday Funny: Starship Poopers

Three winners will share the prize in NASA’s $30,000 Space Poop challenge, which sought solutions to address how to collect and route human waste away from the body while wearing a spacesuit.

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans

For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.

Holistic Design Reflected In New Elementary School

For this New Jersey school, designer LAN Associates focused on light, flexibility, choice, connection, complexity, and color to enhance the student experience.

JVCKENWOOD Updates Iconic TK-3230 Two-Way Radio

The company extends its comprehensive lineup of KENWOOD ProTalk branded radios with the introduction of the new TK-3230DX portable.

ICC Announces 37th Annual Building Safety Month Theme

The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.

Super Bowl LI: Tackling NRG Stadium

From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Friday Funny: Another Chance To Vote!

Feeling the need to cast your ballot again? Deb's Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest provides a chance to vote on something a little more light-hearted.

Infographic: 10 Rules For Forklift Safety

Graphic Products’ infographic examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.

ToughSorb Semi-Permanent Adhesive Mats From Brady

The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.

FM Alert: Workplace Anti-Retaliation Practices Recommended

OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.

Safety Programs Increase Productivity For Manufacturing Companies

New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.

FM Alert: New OSHA Rule Lowers Beryllium Levels

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule to lower beryllium levels and increase workplace protections to reduce health risks.

Friday Funny: Pour That Cat A Cold One

The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.

Integra Drain System By Just Manufacturing

Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.

Top Trends Impacting Smart Buildings In 2017

From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.

Baltimore Tops List Of 50 Bed Bug Cities

This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.

Friday Funny: OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town

Inspired by all the ways OSHA can determine if your facility is on the naughty or nice list, facility manager Charles Carpenter shares his take on the Christmas classic with “OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town.”

FM Alert: OSHA To Issue Work-Related Injuries Rule

The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

Question Of The Week: Do Door Barricades Compromise School Safety?

Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.

Green Seal Proposes Cleaning Product Standards Revisions

Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.

Is A Standard Needed To Prevent Workplace Violence?

OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.

Stanley Security Solutions Door Locksets Recalled

The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment risk. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

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