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 White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.
A total of $4.6 million in funds from the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program will help high-risk, vulnerable workers identify, prevent workplace hazards.
The type of damage you see on your concrete is often a clue as to how it occurred in the first place. Proper diagnosing of the problem can help you determine how best to fix it, and how soon you need to address it.
On-car remote amplifiers deliver seamless coverage in moving elevators.
The PD-522FFR is a dual-protection fire rated flood door, specifically engineered for interior and exterior openings requiring watertight flood protection and a 90-minute fire rating.
In a new report from JLL, Infection Control Rises to Top of C-Suite Agenda, a panel of facilities management infection control experts connect effective facility design, operations, and management to the ability to control and dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.
This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.
What happens when eight college offensive linemen cram into one elevator, testing the 2,500 pound weight limit?
Snap and Mega are anti-fog safety glasses for eye protection.
More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
Safety Zone Sheet is a slip-retardant sheet that offers enhanced traction and easy cleaning.
A new CareerBuilder survey reveals that 1 in 5 workers would not know how to protect themselves if an emergency in their office posed a physical threat.
About 2,000 of the “Back in Motion” office chairs were sold at Staples stores nationwide and online at Staples.com and Quill.com from January 2014 through January 2016 for about $215.
The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.
Designed for use in tall multistory buildings, the harness-based system acts as a life-saving means of escape during an emergency when existing exit routes are inaccessible or inoperative.
The high speed Spiral RV roll up doors now feature tinted windows with durable LEXAN sheets.
The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.
As temperatures increase, so will the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika virus.
Werner has developed a brand new custom Podium Ladder designed with a wider platform and taller guardrail for the players to use during the net-cutting celebration.
OSHA has scheduled a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) for April 25-26, 2016, in Washington, DC.
OSHA expects the updated rule to save more than 600 lives annually and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis – an incurable and progressive disease – each year.
Delos™ and Lendlease have announced their collaboration to advance the WELL Core & Shell Certification and pre-Certification programs as a pathway to WELL ready workplaces.
GE has received four reports of the lamp separating from the lamp base. No injuries or property damage have been reported, but there is potential for the lamp to fall onto people below, posing an impact hazard.
Using counterfeit electrical products in any environment can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction. This infographic from Eaton shows five segments where product performance is especially critical.
The old expression “Spring forward, fall back” reminds us to adjust our clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which begins this Sunday, March 13.
If you need to procure snow management services for next winter, now is the time to get started, according to a new timeline released by the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA).
AlliedBarton Security Services shares 10 things your security team should be doing for you right now, but probably isn’t.
Most Americans experience vision problems due to overexposure to computers. The American Optometric Association suggests five simple steps to relieve digital eye strain at work.
When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.
The Faas Foundation and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence have formed the Emotion Revolution in the Workplace to investigate the role emotions play in the work environment.
International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are scheduled for April 17-27 in Louisville, KY.
An employee was recently injured on the job. This facility manager wants to know whether or not he needs to record the incident.