Resource pages for "Standards"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
New American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) standard can help organizations keep workplace injuries, illnesses and other incidents from occurring in the first place.
OSHA is seeking comments related to the development of a final standard to protect healthcare workers from workplace exposure to Covid-19.
Failure to follow regular maintenance routines will expose owners to litigation should an occupant contract Legionnaires’ Disease.
Hotels are particularly impacted by slips and falls, which are the leading cause of guest injuries, according to the National Floor Safety Institute.
The Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration does not have the authority to impose workplace vaccine or testing requirements, blocking an OSHA ETS.
The comment period for OSHA's COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard has been extended to mid-January.
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has introduced a new standard for Hardware for Architectural Glass Openings, and revised five existing standards.
With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
ACEEE’s review of states and territories with laws requiring a transition to 100% clean electricity, found that only Virginia and Washington include specific efficiency targets.
Green Seal's paint certification meets LEED v4/4.1 criteria and qualifies paints and coatings for Amazon's Climate Pledge Friendly badge.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards address a number of enhanced standards designed to protect employees in healthcare facilities.
Modern building codes and standards are the foundation of fire adapted communities, helping to reduce risk and increase community resilience from all hazards including wildfire.
A new memorandum from OSHA highlights some of the hazards faced by workers engaged in tree care and tree removal operations.
OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
The new standard has two performance levels, for 400-pound users and 600-pound users, and applies to lounge and public seating.
The 15 ACCSH members will advise and assist the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.
The National Institute of Building Sciences will work with the Centre for Digital Built Britain on the development of the U.S. National Building Information Management (BIM) Program.
The updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to healthcare facilities designers.
The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.