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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.


Cintas Offers Revolutionary ZOLL AED 3

The innovative design and enhanced features of the ZOLL AED 3® help rescuers provide life-saving CPR.

Which Face Masks Reduce Transmission Of COVID-19 Most Effectively?

Using flow visualization, FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers qualitatively tested commonly-used facemasks and social distancing.

Reopening Drives Need For Safe Sanitizer, Disinfectant Refilling Solutions

As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.

Should Your Facility Implement Fever Screening?

Fever screening can help, but it is not the panacea to mitigate the spread of infectious disease. Research highlights potential benefits and risks.

CertainTeed Launches Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall

Designed for the rigors of everyday maintenance, Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall is the only acoustic wall panel that satisfies FGI guidelines for use in restricted areas in healthcare spaces.

Five Key Considerations For Remote Video Inspection Programs

New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.

Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities

Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.

Future Proof Access Control

Electronic access control manufacturers are working overtime to create products that will continue to work in tomorrow’s advanced, high-security environment.

8 Ways To Help Employees Work Safely In Summer Heat

Summer has arrived, and OSHA reminds employers of their duty to protect employees from the risks and dangers of heat exposure.

Tips For Touch-Free Plumbing Retrofits

Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health

Senior Living: The Wellness Effect

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry was evolving from a care-based business model to one that is wellness-based, with care.

Tech Tools To Keep Offices Safer

In looking at your Safely Back to Work strategy, it may help to break the challenges into three stages: Now, next, then.

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aerosol Disinfection In A Pandemic World

COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.

“Touchless” Self-Sanitizing Water Refill Stations From FloWater

FloWater has added a foot pedal mechanism to its already self-sanitizing FloWater Refill Stations, making them fully “touchless.”

Healthcare Facilities Design: Hygienic Flooring For Healthcare

Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.

Healthcare Facilities Design After COVID-19

Healthcare facilities designers have a leading role in creating safer spaces in a post-COVID-19 world. Here are five areas of focus to address when rethinking facility layout.

Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits

In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.

Has COVID-19 Opened Up A New World Of Remote Work?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to remote working as the digital world is finally at a stage where it can support technology like virtual meetings.

Airflow Model Could Help Reduce Exposure To Coronavirus Aerosols

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built an online tool that could help decrease the concentration of aerosols.

Join Us For A Free Webinar: HVAC Resiliency For COVID-19 And Beyond

As buildings prepare for reopening it’s clear that most HVAC systems are outdated. Register for this free webinar and learn how a science-based approach can enable a more strategic approach to COVID-19.

Employers Should Brace For Increased Employee Substance Misuse

As the country reopens from the coronavirus shutdown, National Safety Council urges employers to prepare for a surge in addiction issues and offers guidance for proper handling.

Signify’s UV-C Light Sources Effective In Inactivating COVID-19 Virus

Research from Signify and Boston University show the SARS-CoV-2 virus could no longer be detected after seconds of exposure; company will share its UV-C lighting technology with other lighting companies.

Unmanned Fever Alert Temperature Scanning Terminal

Advanced kiosk supports multiple authentication options that can be used separately or in combination—temperature screening, facial recognition, protective face mask, and/or access card—before allowing entry to a facility.

As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety And Health Remain OSHA Priority

As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.

The Truth About Building Inspections And Compliance (Plus A Free eBook)

[FREE EBOOK] Read the basics of building inspections and why they’re a necessary part of running a successful business. Inside, you’ll find the action items and tools you’ll need to ensure a constant state of compliance.

Most Americans Won’t Use COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Based on a June survey, 71% of Americans say they don't plan to download a contact tracing app, citing digital privacy concerns as the main reason.

City Of Santa Fe Earns LEED Gold Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve Gold status under more stringent USGBC LEED v4.1 rating system.

Portable Sanitizing Station Combats Spread Of COVID-19

The Sanitizing Station™ provides thermal temperature scanning, hand sanitizer dispenser, and walk thru personal exterior sanitizing mist.

National Safety Council: OSHA Must Protect Workers From COVID-19

Through legislative, administrative, judicial, and public means, the NSC will pursue implementation of an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure.

Are Employers Required To Provide Cloth Face Coverings To Workers?

OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.

New LEED Guidance Addresses COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.

Alabama Automakers Adopt COVID-19 Safety Measures

In Alabama, automakers have been ramping up production following the COVID-19 outbreak, with strict new protocols in place to prevent the spread of the virus.

FDA Revises Rules Regarding Decontamination, Reuse Of Respirators

Based on an increased understanding of the performance and design of certain respirators, the FDA has decided that they should not be decontaminated for reuse by healthcare personnel.

Humanscale Introduces WellGuard Separation Panels

New separation panels limit the spread of airborne particles between workstations, helping to ensure a safer return to the workplace.

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.

HealthySpaces AI-Based Application Accelerates Safe Facility Reopening

The new solution from Nomad Go provides real-time data about space occupancy, mask usage, and social distancing to improve COVID-19-related compliance.

Keep Workers Safer When Transferring Flammable, Combustible Liquids

The dangers of transferring flammable liquids are very real, but protecting workers from harm can be relatively straightforward with proper training, PPE, and engineering controls.

Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program

The expanded suite of advanced solutions delivers healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments for commercial, healthcare, education, and retail facilities.

USGBC Emergency Pilot Credit Addresses Green Cleaning And COVID-19

USGBC has introduced a new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system to support facilities as they work to respond to COVID-19 through sustainable, healthy practices.

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