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Learn how the Orange County Convention Center hosts safe events with the help of GBAC STAR™ accreditation.


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Learn how the Orange County Convention Center hosts safe events with the help of GBAC STAR™ accreditation.

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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.


Convention Center Hosts Safe Events With GBAC STAR Accreditation

Learn how the Orange County Convention Center hosts safe events with the help of GBAC STAR™ accreditation.

Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.

Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities

A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.

Caution Urged for Added Antimicrobials

Green Building Experts urge caution that COVID-19 may be fueling the use of potentially harmful antimicrobials in building materials.

Starnet Is Facility Management’s Partner In The Return To The Workplace

Manage your budget, product selections, and associated services with a full-service network of commercial flooring contractors to maximize your ROI.

International Code Council Releases Three Wildfire Prevention Resources

Modern building codes and standards are the foundation of fire adapted communities, helping to reduce risk and increase community resilience from all hazards including wildfire.

Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

EnChroma Launches World’s First Safety Glasses For Color Blindness

EnChroma Safety Glasses help people with red-green color blindness overcome daily frustrations and obstacles in the workplace.

Four Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality In K-12 Schools

Upgrades and modifications to enhance IAQ are critical, and funding from COVID-19 relief bills can help school facilities teams make them happen.

Ecore Offers Athletic Flooring CEU

A new continuing education unit (CEU) offered by Ecore focuses on the benefits of high-performance fitness and athletic flooring.

One Third Of Small Businesses Experience Workplace Violence

Four in 10 managers believe workplace violence is getting worse, and workers are anxious about their safety and security, according to a new HSB survey.

Personal Health, Climate Crisis Top Priorities For Returning Employees

New report reveals 74% of employees would consider leaving their job if office health and sustainability expectations go unmet.

Access Control: Touchless, Frictionless, Or Both?

While both touchless and frictionless access control solutions promote similar benefits, there are differences that are important for facilities customers to understand.

Lighting A Way To Wellness

The impact of artificial lighting on human health remains a focus for the industry.

Cooling Towers And Rooftop Decks

Protect occupants in rooftop seating areas by minimizing potential risk of Legionnaires’ Disease from this equipment.

COVID-19 Lessons Learned In Senior Living

Trilogy Health Services, owner and operator of more than 110 senior living communities, shares lessons learned from its pandemic experience.

Investing Into Health Care Infrastructure

A sector burdened by deferred facilities maintenance faces more challenges amid COVID-19.

Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.

ISS Picks UVD Robots To Provide Autonomous Disinfection

New Blue Ocean Robotics, ISS World Services partnership raises the standard for hygiene, safeguards workplaces for employees to return to work.

Construction Site Safeguarded With Surveillance And Mass Notification

Graham Construction innovates mobile security solution using Axis products to protect employees, properties, and equipment.

NFPA Releases New Report On Fire In The U.S. 

Research highlights factors that have reduced loss since the America Burning report was released in 1973, and areas where work is still needed.

Newport Beach, CA Hotel Is First To Earn UL Healthy Buildings Mark

The Resort at Pelican Hill is the first hotel in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Hygiene.

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.

Buildings Of The Future: A Guide To Creating Healthier Buildings

Download this guide to creating healthier buildings from Schneider Electric, and discover where wellness and productivity intersect.

U.S. Department Of Labor Schedules NACOSH Meeting

A meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will be held June 22 via teleconference and WebEx.

New Dyson Purifier Delivers Cleaner Air In Public, Professional Spaces

The Dyson HEPA Cool Formaldehyde purifying fan helps create a cleaner space using a 360° filtration system and sealed HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns in size.

OSHA To Clarify Handrail, Stair Rail Requirements

Proposed rule clarifies previous requirements for handrails and stair rail systems, provides flexibility in the transition to OSHA’s newer requirements.

Reopening Day Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

How to exceed the high health and safety expectations of your occupants as they return to your buildings.

Hotel Study Suggests Air Purifiers Help Reduce Exposure To Airborne Contaminants

Honeywell used computer modeling to simulate air flow and movement of particulates in hotel common areas, results show filtration can potentially improve air quality and guests' confidence in hotel stays.

Construction Safety And Health Advisory Committee Members Named

The 15 ACCSH members will advise and assist the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.

New COVID-19 Testing Guidance Helps Protect Employees, Customers

As CDC lifts masking requirements, a new report provides steps to develop customized COVID-19 testing plans to reduce spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

View Our Advancing Cleaning & HVAC Tools For Disinfection Webinar

View this free video webinar and learn about workplace cleaning and disinfection solutions, and how effective they are for removing coronavirus.​

The COVID-19 Aftermath: What’s The Impact On Facility Managers?

In the wake of COVID-19, hybrid workplaces may present the best solution for both organizations and employees.

Ottobock To Help Logistics Industry Workers Reduce Back Injuries

Worn by workers like a backpack, Paexo Back is designed with precision to help prevent back injuries and alleviate back pain.

Wireless Gas Detection Enhances Safety, Eases Installation And Maintenance

For new parking garage construction and retrofits, industry pros need to take advantage of this essential new tool before competitors do.

Integrated Video Surveillance and Access Control

Johnson Controls adds cloud-based access control to Cloudvue platform for seamless security management.

USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices To Extend The Life Of Your Fire Sprinkler Systems” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn about fire sprinkler systems vulnerabilities, why components fail, and how protect them from corrosion and freezing.

Are You Ready? National Hurricane Preparedness Week

With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.

Origami Risk Launches Four Online Safety, Risk Management Tools

Origami’s new online tools support environment, health, and safety professionals in four areas: Job safety analysis, chemical management, lockout/tagout, and safety meetings.

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