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 Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.
The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.
Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.
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.
A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.
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.
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 has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
A new survey and white paper from ISACA explores whether businesses are ready for the increasing role of drones.
Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.
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.
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.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
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.
The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.
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.
For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.
For this New Jersey school, designer LAN Associates focused on light, flexibility, choice, connection, complexity, and color to enhance the student experience.
The company extends its comprehensive lineup of KENWOOD ProTalk branded radios with the introduction of the new TK-3230DX portable.
The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.
Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.
Feeling the need to cast your ballot again? Deb's Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest provides a chance to vote on something a little more light-hearted.
Graphic Products’ infographic examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.
The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.
OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.
New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule to lower beryllium levels and increase workplace protections to reduce health risks.
The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.
Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.
From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.
This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.