TOTM: Safety & Security

Resource pages for "TOTM: Safety & Security"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


cleaning tax credit

ISSA Receives OSHA Grant For Workplace Safety and Health Training

The cleaning industry trade association was awarded a grant for workplace safety and health training on infectious diseases.
building resiliency

Safeguarding Facilities During Severe Weather Events

As the 2022 hurricane season picks up, facility executives should brush up on how to best keep buildings safe during adverse weather events.
MyAircuity

Aircuity Further Enhances Analytics Platform

MyAircuity can now report against ASHRAE Laboratory Risk Level rating, has expanded reporting capability and strengthened cybersecurity.
International Day of Clean Air

How Clean Is The Indoor Air At Your Workplace?

An International Day of Clean Air survey found only 36% of respondents describe the indoor air at their workplace as "very clean."
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

Did You Miss 5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security?

View this free video webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.
elevator

Elevator Safety During Hurricane Season

Elevator companies have become more proactive about offering product solutions that help mitigate passenger entrapment and equipment damage.

The Benefits Of Switching To Green Cleaning

More cleaning companies are focused on creating safer, environmentally-friendly solutions that are more efficient for facility managers.
CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

Dispelling Myths About CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

This technical paper from BlazeMaster Fire Protection Systems dispels five common misconceptions about CPVC pipe and fittings.

Keep Employees Safe On The Hottest Days Of The Year

High heat and longer hours put construction workers in increased danger of suffering a heat-related illness or accident while on the job.
remote inspection

The Impact Of Remote Inspections On Worksites

NFPA 915, the proposed standard for remote inspections, may give the facilities industry a push into the digital future.
ESSER funds

ESSER Funds: Five Ways To Create Cleaner Classrooms

Here are five ways to put ESSER funds to use and create cleaner environments for students and teachers as they return to the classroom.
Permit to Work system

The Perils Of A Paper Permit System

A Permit to Work system ensures that only qualified people are working on a task, which helps keep everyone in a facility safe.
Zombie Apocalypse

Would You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

In a zombie apocalypse, you might think your odds of survival hinge on physical and mental strength. But according to a recent ranking, what really matters is where you live.
elevator service

The Top 8 Questions To Ask Your Elevator Service Company

Facility managers should be confident that their elevator service provider has the proper licensing, training, and skills.
security

Why Facial Recognition Makes Building Management Easier And Safer

Property managers are leveraging advancements in facial recognition technology to help keep buildings safe and secure.
Biosafety Intelligence System

Poppy Health Is Now GBAC STAR™ Registered

To become GBAC STAR Registered, Poppy’s Biosafety Intelligence System had to meet efficacy, cost, health and safety requirements, and prove it helps prevent the spread of disease.
preventing falls

How To Prevent Slips, Trips, And Falls

Knowing where accidents may happen is the first step to reduce these risks.
Obstruction Lights

Selecting Dependable Obstruction Lights

For a building’s safety and compliance, facility managers need to explore options for obstruction lighting.
Cybersecurity

Staying Ahead Of CMMS And EAM Cybersecurity Risks

Facility managers need to mitigate the risk of their software, IoT devices, or operational tech from being compromised.
fire and life safety

(Fire And Life) Safety First

A closer look at the fire and life safety considerations for construction, alteration, and demolition projects.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).