TOTM: Safety & Security | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.


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The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

TOTM: Safety & Security

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TOTM: Safety & Security articles below.


Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

DOD, ISA, NEMA Announce Program To Help End-Users With Cyber Security

The proposed facility certification would be a natural extension of the ISASecure® program.

Allegion & Open Options Security

Allegion US and Open Options integrated the ENGAGE IP Gateway with DNA Fusion software to expand their offering of scalable security solutions.

ReconaSense Geospatial A.I.

The ReconMaps geospatial visualization tool is a new module of ReconaSense’s A.I.-powered security platform.

Luminus Devices Adds IR LEDs

Luminus Devices has expanded its portfolio of high-power infrared LEDs with 11 emitters designed to address the expansion of automotive, consumer, machine vision, medical, and security applications.

End to End Security Solution

Adesto’s SmartServer IoT edge server and the IBM Watson IoT Platform, together enabled by NXP’s ready-to-use A71CH secure element for IoT devices, provide an extra layer of security for businesses connecting their systems to the IBM Cloud.

Siemens Helps Design Miami Skyscraper’s Safety, Security, Automation

At the 2.7 million square foot building, which includes residential, commercial and retail space, Siemens smart building solutions allow for flexibility, future-proofing, and seamless transition from one part of the building to another.

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.

Cybersecurity Assurance Program From UL

Life safety and electronic physical security systems can now be assessed for cyber risk against industry-specific requirements.

Don’t Let Students Stink Up Your School’s Locker Room

Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.

New OSHA Alliances Protect Workers From Grain Handling, Chemical Hazards

The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Big Data Applications For Physical Security

Every sensor within a building system has data to share. And, whether it’s fire, intrusion, or access control, the information can be used for its security-related purposes.

ASSA ABLOY New Glass Solutions Program

This initiative provides facility buyers a comprehensive resource for glass door hardware offerings across the company's various brands and divisions.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

Wireless Alarm System Protects Grocery Store Chain

For this owner of three locations, it was important to install an intrusion system with minimal disruption to the buildings themselves as well as day-to-day operations.

New Guide To Purchasing Snow Services Available

Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide. 

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