Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Safety articles below.
With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.
OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.
In exchange for free WiFi, would you clean a porta-potty? Hug a stray cat? Give a snail a makeover? You might not believe the number of people who unwittingly agreed to do all that, and more.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.
The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.
In preparation for the 4th of July, here is a list of five must-see Independence Day fireworks displays across the U.S, thanks to the American Pyrotechnics Association.
More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.
In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.
The National Institute of Building Sciences highlighted its key concerns regarding making buildings better, safer, more economical places to live, work, play and learn.
The International Fire Sprinkler Association points out that automatic fire sprinkler systems are the single most effective fire protection measure available.
Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.
Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.
Effective integration of access control and visitor management is one tool in tracking building occupants.
Iconic buildings are partnering with the National Safety Council to raise awareness of preventable deaths.
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.
Alliance will provide connected solutions for stronger facility management, safety, and security.
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.
Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.
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.
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.
WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.
With one touch of a button, Smart Microphone lets teachers send emergency alerts and supports automated communications between the teacher and the response team.
Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.