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When responding to a water-related disaster, time is of the essence. Here are 10 best practices to expedite the water remediation process.


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When responding to a water-related disaster, time is of the essence. Here are 10 best practices to expedite the water remediation process.

TOTM: Safety & Security

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10 Tips When Water Damage Hits

When responding to a water-related disaster, time is of the essence. Here are 10 best practices to expedite the water remediation process.

What Is An Elevator Maintenance Agreement?

There’s a lot riding on the reliability and effectiveness of your elevator maintenance plan. Make sure you thoroughly understand what the agreement states and how much liability you have.

Small Business Strategies Against Cyber Attacks

According to the fourth annual Business Owner Survey from Nationwide, U.S. small and mid-sized businesses are less concerned with cyber attacks although the threats remain ever-present.

Healthcare Pros See Technology As Infection Control Tool

Healthcare staff find introducing technology to their facility has improved hygiene compliance and infection control.

New Anti-Terrorism Guide For Commercial Buildings Available

The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).

Elevator Preparations Essential During Hurricane Season

With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.

Hurricane Florence: Three Tips To Protect Electrical Equipment

To ensure safety and minimize damage, Schneider Electric urges those in the path of the storm to take three essential steps to prepare electrical equipment in homes and businesses.

New Pediatric Mental Health Facility Balances Comfort, Safety

Installation of Ecore ergonomic flooring at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children offers comforting, functional features.

Attack Resistant Retrofit Kits For Existing School Doors, Windows

ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door and Curries have added the option of a retrofit assembly kit to their line of attack resistant product offerings.

OSHA To Address Whistleblower Issues In Finance Industry

Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.

Deep Cleaning The Winter Blues Out Of Schools

The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.

Monitoring Seismic Risk Of Your Building

Following a series of large earthquakes in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas in the mid-1990s, seismic risk recommendations were changed to requirements.

Communicate, For A Safer Workplace

In the potential complexity of emergency plans, straightforward communication throughout an event is a consistent requirement to mitigate damage.

Strategies For School Security

From training and drills to access control, act with intent and purpose to combat active shooter and other threats.

GEM Speed Key Kit Offers More Owner Control

The Speed Key Kit controls the performance available to individual drivers of Polaris® GEM® electric vehicles.

SAFE Enterprise Unifies Identity Management

Quantum Secure SAFE Enterprise is an off-the-shelf software that enables organizations to manage all of their identity types—employees, contractors, tenants, and visitors—and their access across physical access systems.

DITEK Outdoor Surge Protector for PoE

Model DTK-MRJPOEX is a surge protector designed specifically for PoE connections exposed to extreme weather conditions.

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.

Pelco’ VideoXpert Delivers Scalable VMS

The VideoXpert Enterprise and Professional Video Management Systems (VMS) have been enhanced with the latest advancements in system navigation along with numerous integrations.

Using IAQ To Improve Academic Performance

The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.

HID FARGO Connect System Streamlines ID Issuance

Poised to replace the paradigm of standalone printers tied to a dedicated PC workstation, the cloud-based system can speed up ID management for facilities.

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.

iNet Now Live Monitoring Software

iNet Now Live Monitoring Software enables real-time monitoring of worker location, environment, and status.

3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Tapes And Treads

3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

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Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.