Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Safety articles below.
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.
Without a properly structured program, owners may unnecessarily assume financial responsibility for losses caused by a third party on their properties.
Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.
Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.
Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.
Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.
Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.
Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.
The revised online complaint form works to ensure a whistleblower can file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency for prompt action.
In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
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.