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RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.


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RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.

TOTM: Safety & Security

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Four Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Disinfection Plan

RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.

Access Control For The Future Of Healthy Buildings

Before the pandemic, access privileges were determined and managed based on security. Now, occupant health considerations are part of the access control equation.

Indoor Air Quality A Top Concern Among People Returning To Work

Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study by Aeroseal, LLC.

Carrier/EMSI Facilities Are China’s First WELL Health-Safety Rated Workplaces

The WELL Health-Safety Rating helps organizations prepare their spaces to address health and safety concerns due to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

OSHA Webinar To Kick Off National Stand-Down To Prevent Falls

OSHA will host a webinar on September 14 to kick-off its 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.

Transformative Wave Introduces Enhanced Ventilation Mode

Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.

Schools, Universities Urged To Use EPA-Approved Products, Disinfectants

Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.

Versteel Launches Five New Products To Support Healthy Space

Designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Versteel’s Healthy Spaces range of customizable products help reimagine how we work, learn, and live.

Garland Provides D7 Disinfectant For Missouri School Reopening

Garland’s subscription plan provides monthly deliveries of D7 materials, ensuring customers will never be without critical disinfection products and allowing for the frequent use of D7.

Inpixon And FSI Team Up To Combat COVID-19

Businesses can visualize areas of their facility that have poor air quality or contaminated assets, dispatch workers, and quickly indicate air filters to replace or areas to sanitize.

Did You Miss Our “Fire Safety Technology Trends” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by Edwards and find out how new codes and standards are driving innovation and significant technological changes in the Fire Safety industry.

Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

Scholarships Available For Those Pursuing Careers In Safety

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.

Six Win Distinguished Service To Safety Awards

Since 1942, the National Safety Council has honored individuals for exceptional dedication to safety and health.

LifeSafety Power Acquired by ASSA ABLOY

LifeSafety Power Inc. has been acquired by ASSA ABLOY Group, global leader in access control solutions.

Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

Honeywell Improves Data and Video Protection

30 Series IP Cameras is a suite of video cameras that strengthens building safety and security through advanced analytics and secure channel encryption.

Can Workplace Surveillance Methods Discourage Potential Employees?

Global survey finds that some workplace surveillance methods, including facial recognition technology, would discourage 64% of people from seeking employment with an organization.

New Report Examines Wide Range Of Mass Violence Solutions

In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, the behavioral health-based report recommends a community wide response to violence.

ROCKWOOL Continuous Insulation BML Certified

ROCKWOOL's COMFORTBOARD continuous insulation product has been officially certified by the California State Fire Marshall’s Building Materials Listing Program (BML).

Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers Enhanced

Johnson Controls announced advanced listings for its TYCO Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Fire And Life Safety” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by NOTIFIER by Honeywell and learn about the fire and life safety products and software to protect your facility, staff and visitors, and keep your campus connected.

ISA Announces Founding Members of Cybersecurity Alliance

The ISA announced the first founding members of its new Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA) to advance cybersecurity readiness and awareness.

Explosion-Proof Vacuum Released by Larson Electronics

Laron Electronics released an explosion-proof vacuum with 30-gallon capacity, 85 CFM, and a certified HEPA filter.

Vanderbilt University Residence Hall Safely Imploded

Close to students and a major roadway, implosion of a Vanderbilt University residence hall required months of careful planning. Watch how it all came down.

Partnership Helps People Living With Diabetes Thrive In The Workplace

Cintas is joining forces with the American Diabetes Association to help those living with diabetes thrive in the workplace by offering a variety of approved first aid products.

Safe + Sound Week Kicks Off August 12

Throughout this week-long event, OSHA encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety.

QuickScreen Radon Test Kit

QuickScreen is an activated charcoal preliminary radon screening kit with a 48 to 96-hour exposure period.

New A3 Refrigerant R290 Testing Results

AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

Employees Overestimate Efficacy Of Workplace Email Security

New research from GreatHorn finds that 22% of businesses have experienced a breach in the past quarter due to an email-based attack.

A Critical Take On Connectivity

Efficient building materials reduce operating costs and improve aesthetics, yet they can also prevent radio signals from penetrating facilities, especially in critical areas used by first responders in emergencies.  

Expanded Mobile Credential App

Brivo added three new usability options for opening doors with its signature mobile credential application, Brivo Onair Pass.

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

Bell Introduces Swivel Floodlights

The LL1200 and LL800 series are swivel LED floodlights for landscape, architectural, or security lighting in residential, commercial, and light industrial applications.

Does Your Disinfectant Knowledge Knock Microbes Dead?

Many facility workers may not be aware of some of the unique terms and terminology associated with disinfectant cleaning. Test your knowledge!

Sensaphone Remote Monitoring

LTE Cellular Modem with Battery Backup ensures continuous monitoring of critical equipment and environmental conditions where an Ethernet connection is inaccessible.

Barix Extends Page to Mobile Devices

The Paging Cloud SaaS solution integrates with existing paging and public address systems, recording paging messages and sending them directly to registered smartphones.

Advanced Fire Detection Supports Super Bowl LIII

In 2019, aspirating smoke detection technology was selected as quick installation solution for temporary broadcast offices at biggest game of the year.

IPMI Announces New Board Of Directors

Members of the International Parking & Mobility Institute include garage owners/operators, architects, city managers, government agencies, health care centers, universities, airports, and convention centers.

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