Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Worker Safety articles below.
Group claims OSHA has been a catastrophic failure during pandemic; agenda outlines how Biden-Harris Administration can protect workers and rebuild economy.
New guidance from OSHA lists essential elements in a program to mitigate, prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
The CSE1008 and RL-A8 help identify visitors and employees who may have an elevated temperature, to ensure they get further screening before potentially exposing others.
Autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
New Werner fall protection products include two upgraded anchorage connectors for working on both wood and metal structures and drop safety equipment to keep tools accessible and workers safe while working at height.
In its mission to keep workplaces free of hazards, OSHA significantly increased the number of inspections and provided a record amount of compliance assistance during FY 2019.
Everbridge announced a partnership with RiskBand as part of its strategy to reach the broadest set of workers, regardless of their physical location.
Teens in the U.S. workforce roughly account for 4.5% of the labor force, and are twice as likely to receive injuries on the job.
The Purilite Light-Shield decontaminating lamp will bring better hygiene to vehicles, improving air quality and enhancing worker safety in the process.
Two new scissor lift models are designed to be more affordable and lighter weight for maintenance professionals and other users.
The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation provides articles and details about the seven elements of a hearing loss prevention program and more.
iNet Now Live Monitoring Software enables real-time monitoring of worker location, environment, and status.
As with many facility decisions, when choosing rolling doors for a project keep in mind the full life cycle.
On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin enforcing its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to in a workday.
Wearable devices, sensors, virtual reality, and drones are helping to bring construction jobsite protocols into the 21st century.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
Spot-r is a wearable sensor with IoT-enabled technology that powers construction site connectivity and helps to improve worker safety.
These new EPDM granules provide a non-slip surface over silicone-coated roofs.
React Mobile and Amadeus have partnered to power widespread panic button alerting capabilities for global hotel brands utilizing Amadeus Service Optimization Solutions, HotSOS and HotSOS Housekeeping.
Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.
The GuardRite Retractable Barrier provides heavy-duty protection and stores flush with the floor when access is needed.
In new research the Campbell Institute examines the need for more equal distribution around environmental, social, and economic factors.
The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.
The Loner M6 is an employee worn device for safety monitoring. It monitors lone workers in the field, inside facilities, between sites, and while driving.
The Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat encases conductive plates which provide stop/restart signals when pressure is applied or released.
A facility executive wants to know, "What hazards do my facilities staff face when working outside in winter?"
This new tool is designed to ease toilet maintenance and repair.
OSHA has published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards in the construction, general, and maritime industries.