Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Safety articles below.
The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.
Many facility workers may not be aware of some of the unique terms and terminology associated with disinfectant cleaning. Test your knowledge!
As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.
Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.
ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.
With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.
Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.
Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.
Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.
A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.
A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.
Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.
This third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.
Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.
At the 2.7 million square foot building, which includes residential, commercial and retail space, Siemens smart building solutions allow for flexibility, future-proofing, and seamless transition from one part of the building to another.
In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.
K-9 "Meadow"—named after Meadow Pollack, a victim in the Parkland, FL school shooting—is the first canine to graduate the K9 Academy as a school safety dog.
Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.
Hunter Douglas Architectural Window Coverings' RB 500+ automated systems offer ultra-quiet technology, ADA compliance, and meets all child safety standards.
Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.
More than half of workers experience symptoms of eye strain, according to The Vision Council. Symptoms include dry and irritated eyes, headache, muscle strain, and blurred vision.
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.
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.
Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.
The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.
Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.
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.
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.
Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.
Graphic Products created the free resource to simplify the documentation of hazards and controls for chemicals in the workplace.