Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Workplace-Safety articles below.
The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
New certification program from Matrix Medical Network helps businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
A cross-industry partnership, Blackline Collective gives leaders a forum to share experiences, best practices, and strategies that improve worker safety, efficiency, and quality.
The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.
An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.
The Flagship Facility Services/Flagship Aviation Services PUREClean four-pronged approach to protecting employees in their workplace, and the traveling public in airports, is designed to support full, partial, or staged reopening of businesses and states.
OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.
A new survey reveals the majority of human resources executives expect the shift toward teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.
The National Safety Council SAFER program guides employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.
As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.
Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.
A new alert from OSHA lists safety tips employers can use to protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus.
The document, sponsored by by ABM, IFMA, Planon, Global Workplace Analytics, and others, offers facility management professionals guidance on pandemic planning, response, and recovery.
In addition to English and Spanish, OSHA offers “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 more languages.
Eagle Hill Consulting research finds 53 percent of workers say the availability of coronavirus testing would make them feel safe going back to work; 42 percent want to retain remote work flexibility.
As states start to lift COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, survey reveals CFOs expect changes in workplace safety measures.
Architecture that blurs the lines between the building and nature while welcoming members of the community is shifting the paradigm for today’s behavioral health facilities.
A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.
Analyzing more than 20,000 workers’ compensation insurance claims, AmTrust Financial Services identified top three injuries with highest average payout.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
Since its founding more than 15 years ago, DENSO's Arkansas facility has been developing a variety of safety measures designed to protect its employees from hazards at work.
A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.
This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.
Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.
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.
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