Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Safety articles below.
Taking a proactive approach to pest bird control is imperative for maintaining clean and safe facilities.
Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.
The MP5000 is a portable safety barrier for protection from vehicle attacks and errant driver mistakes.
Security Center 5.5 is an updated version of the open architecture, unified IP security platform. It combines access control, video surveillance, ALPR, and communications with several enhancements.
The Traffic Mat is a non-slip floor mat with the highest traction rating ever recorded by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI).
The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.
BIL-Guard 2.0 is a second generation safety railing system for fall protection around roof hatch openings.
A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.
The Lifesaver Emergency Shower Head is a safety shower head line with a spray engine that delivers water quickly but comfortably.
DragonFly is a DIY security system available as a merchandising kit for resellers.
OSHA has delayed the effective date for its new rule enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses.
Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?
Greenheck’s new FumeJet pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged models offer extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors.
The Sielox Pinnacle v.10 includes more than 30 upgrades designed to help users improve access control management.
The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.
Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.
As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.
The Virtual Security Manager is a service program that offers facilities access to needed security expertise without the long-term cost and commitment of hiring a full time security manager.
The dBadge2 is an IS certified, shoulder mounted, wireless noise dosimeter.
In honor of National Safety Month, Hickory Construction has compiled five safety tips that result in protection and productivity.
Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.
Safety issues take a backseat to productivity and those in high-risk jobs are afraid to report safety issues, finds a recent National Safety Council survey.
OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.
The new material, which covers Chapter 5 of the standards, features an animation and technical bulletins on accessible parking and passenger loading zones, and includes a technical bulletin on stairways.
Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.
Delta Scientific will provide "Free Barrier Compliance Analysis” to users of any Delta bollard, barrier, barricade, or crash gate from June 1 until September 30, 2016.
AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
OSHA will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), June 14-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
Philips Lighting has received two reports of lamps shattering. No injuries or property damage have been reported, but there is potential for burns and lacerations.
Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.
Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.
Poor posture, incorrect computer monitor positioning, and prolonged seating can all cause damage to the body. Without the proper training, this routine behavior puts added stress that not only causes worker discomfort, but can cost a company thousands of dollars in worker compensation.
New reporting requirements will ‘nudge’ employers to prevent worker injuries and illnesses to demonstrate to investors, job seekers, customers, and the public that they operate safe and well-managed facilities