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 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.
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.