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Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.


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Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

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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.


Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

AwareManager, Vizsafe Form New Partnership

Alliance will provide connected solutions for stronger facility management, safety, and security.

Building Safety Month Week 2: Building Design Solutions For All Ages

As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?

Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.

Werner Offers Training During OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.

Building Safety Month Week 1: Mentoring The Next Generation Of Building Professionals

International Code Council kicks off the first week of Building Safety Month by working towards its goal of preserving the building industry's shrinking workforce. 

OSHA Seeks Training Institute Education Center Applications

Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

New Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness Features From FrontRow

With one touch of a button, Smart Microphone lets teachers send emergency alerts and supports automated communications between the teacher and the response team.

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.

Clorox® Total 360™ System

The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

FM Alert: Guidance On International Symbol of Accessibility

Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.

FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

FM Alert: Most Ramps Do Not Meet ADA Requirements

A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.

Energy Resilience Bank Supports New Jersey Hospitals

The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.

Preventing Pee In The Pool

If your facility has a pool, keeping people happy and healthy in the water while creating a clean water experience for all can be a challenge.

Philips Lighting Expands Lamp Recall Due To Fire, Laceration Hazards

Philips Lighting has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.

FM Alert: Food Safety And Pest Management

A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

FM Alert: How To Prepare Your Facility For Inclement Weather

With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.

Privacy, Security Biggest Concerns About Drones

A new survey and white paper from ISACA explores whether businesses are ready for the increasing role of drones.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

Eye Protection Can Prevent 90 Percent Of Work-Related Eye Injuries

Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.

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.

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.

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