Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. training articles below.
For National Electrical Safety Month, updated workplace safety information to reduce electrical injuries is available from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.
In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.
The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.
Workplace violence is on the rise, and new SHRM data demonstrates need for more workplace violence education, prevention, and training.
A new survey from Cintas found that 63 percent of Americans are not confident that they know how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED).
A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.
The director of landscape services at the University of Mississippi shares insights on cultivating success in yourself, and your staff.
Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.
NextWave Safety Solutions is tackling workplace incidents with proprietary technology that brings transparency and preparedness to the safety industry.
Here are six strategies that help facility management teams establish a framework towards proactive maintenance.
Even the most effective managers can trip on their way up the ranks. Senior leaders can smooth the way with a leadership training strategy.
The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.
Seabees are experienced in project management, maintenance, and operations in addition to their primary role, construction and construction management.
Even as the scope of the profession expands, facility management faces a shortage of qualified new talent. Join the conversation on Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live! in Chicago this October.
The new facility enables this commercial property insurance provider to build upon existing learning opportunities for employees and clients.
Industry stakeholders are recognizing the work of technicians in the HVAC industry, their impact on buildings and homes, and training to fill a talent gap.
In this Q&A, Facility Executive spoke with the safety, health, and environmental manager at Schneider Electric about communication as a key to success for building safety.
There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
In 2014, attending a Building Operator Certification program helped shift perspective for the associate director for engineering and utilities at the University of Montana.
OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.
The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.
A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.
Bold, innovative, and forward-thinking human resource strategies are needed to develop leaders, engage employees, and improve workplace culture as the global economy starts to grow rapidly.
A methodical approach coupled with follow through goes a long way toward reliable operations in facilities that run 24/7.
With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce Initiative.
Assistant Secretary Michaels unveils OSHA's new interactive training web tool on identifying workplace hazards.
New IREM® leadership development white paper lays out the fundamentals of delegating responsibilities to others.
Where should a facility management professional look for advanced training that addresses larger HVAC systems?
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue.
OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and illnesses.
OSHA developed this training event to ensure that federal workplaces have safety programs and standards consistent with those in the private sector.
The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their jobs.
The organizations will dedicate resources in pursuit of four initiatives beginning this fall. As progress is made, both groups will report back to enlist the help of their constituencies.
This grant program is an important component of OSHA’s efforts to provide workers in high-risk industries with training about job hazards and their rights.
Hundreds of companies have taken the time to salute their safety professionals and teams highlighting their commitment to workplace safety for OSHP 2011 day.
We have had several instances where bed bugs have bitten students, but the bugs could not be officially detected by a certified expert. How I could become more knowledgeable regarding this issue?
The International Facility Management Association has announced its newest credential, the Sustainability Facility Professional™. More than a building certification and rating system, the SFP™...
So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your eyes?
Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions.