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Following the church massacre in Texas this weekend, CAIR is urging all houses of worship to take extra security precautions using its "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety" booklet.


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Following the church massacre in Texas this weekend, CAIR is urging all houses of worship to take extra security precautions using its "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety" booklet.

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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.


CAIR Offers Security Advice For U.S. Religious Institutions

Following the church massacre in Texas this weekend, CAIR is urging all houses of worship to take extra security precautions using its "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety" booklet.

CM-RX-90 Advanced Single Relay Receiver From Camden Door Controls

CM-RX-90 has three operating modes -- Delayed, No Delay, and Latching -- making it ideal for most wireless door activation projects, including control of two automatic doors in vestibule applications.

More Sleep Would Make Americans Better Employees

With daylight saving time coming to an end soon, it might be a good time to catch up on some sleep.

Classroom Faucet, Bubbler From Just Manufacturing

The 100% stainless steel faucet and drinking fountain bubbler protect the quality of drinking water in schools. 

Students Win Eco Concrete, Egg Protection Device Competitions

The American Concrete Institute’s annual competition explores the benefits and sustainable properties of concrete.

Environmental Concerns In The Wake Of A Hurricane

Property damage after a hurricane and the resulting flooding can go beyond repairing physical structures.

Friday Funny: China’s Sadistic Scenic Skywalk

Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself. 

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

FSU Faces Down Hurricane Irma

With a Category 5 hurricane threatening to cause major damage, Florida State University and Seminole Dining went into overdrive to keep students safe and fed.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

Using IAQ To Improve Academic Performance

The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.

3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Tapes And Treads

3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.

ISSA Celebrates Inaugural DEAL Awards

The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.

Don’t Let Students Stink Up Your School’s Locker Room

Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.

New OSHA Alliances Protect Workers From Grain Handling, Chemical Hazards

The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Bacteria-Eating Toilet Paper From Sofidel

When Papernet Bio Tech makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

Friday Funny: Get Your Crayons Ready!

The start of the new school year brings an exciting opportunity for K-12 students: Registration is now open for Deb Group’s second annual Happy Hands Contest.

New Guide To Purchasing Snow Services Available

Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide. 

Antimicrobial Polymer Receives EPA Approval

Nouvex is an antimicrobial additive technology clinically proven to be effective against bacteria as well as select viruses and fungi.

Ochsner Medical Center Launches Infection-Fighting Robots

The facility is setting a new standard for patient care by deploying Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots® to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

Friday Funny: Helping Hands

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, it was tough to find a reason to laugh this week. But this collection of photos proves that even in the most challenging of times, we can almost always find a reason to smile.

Venture X Offers Free Workspace To Businesses, Employees Displaced By Harvey

Due the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, Venture X is offering free day passes for those from affected areas in its new, 20,000-square-foot flexible workspace in San Antonio, TX.

Over 10,000 Workers Working To Restore Power Due To Harvey Damage

As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins

In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Overlooked Hazards, Risk Zones Cause Workplace Falls

Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.

Considering Contractual Risk Transfer Mechanisms

Without a properly structured program, owners may unnecessarily assume financial responsibility for losses caused by a third party on their properties.

Sanitation Checklist For Food Manufacturing Equipment

Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

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