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Transitioning to an environmental health and safety culture focused on prevention and mitigation can keep your workers safer and save your organization money on insurance premiums, citations, and fines.


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Transitioning to an environmental health and safety culture focused on prevention and mitigation can keep your workers safer and save your organization money on insurance premiums, citations, and fines.

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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.


Using Safety Program Data to Better Mitigate Future Facility Accidents

Transitioning to an environmental health and safety culture focused on prevention and mitigation can keep your workers safer and save your organization money on insurance premiums, citations, and fines.

Tech For A Safe Return To Work

Do not buy that COVID-19 technology tool until you have asked these four questions.

Focus On The Human Dimensions Of People Coming Back To Work

How to ensure resilience in all ways for facilities to help make people feel safe.

Managing Gas Leak Detection Systems To Prevent System Failures

Whether it's an HVAC system, a cooling system, or a hazardous gas found in petroleum production or mining, a leak presents substantial risks to employee safety.

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

OSHA Inspections Target Workplaces With Highest Injury, Illness Rates

The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.

Stylex Quick Upholstered Screens

The Quick collection of upholstered screens present a way to carve out private, protected spaces within open-plan environments.

Matrix Medical Network Launches COVID-19 Certification Program

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.

Blackline Collective Unites Organizations Committed To Workplace Safety

A cross-industry partnership, Blackline Collective gives leaders a forum to share experiences, best practices, and strategies that improve worker safety, efficiency, and quality.

Proximity Trace From Triax Technologies

Proximity Trace is a contact tracing software and social distancing technology, and TraceTag is its wearable device.

OSHA Guides Employers On COVID-19 Inspection Standards

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.

Envoy Protect Helps Keep Workplaces Healthy

Envoy Protect, a suite of tools to keep workplaces healthy, is now generally available with new features, as is Envoy Desks, a new hot desking tool to help teams better manage their workplace and meet social distancing requirements.

Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis

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.

Safety 2020: Virtual Conference & Expo

The American Society of Safety Professionals' (ASSP) Safety 2020: Virtual drew nearly 2,400 professionals who attended educational sessions and engaged with speakers, peers, and exhibitors to learn the latest in workplace safety.

PUREClean Service Program Supports Reopening

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.

FogHorn Lightning Health & Safety Solutions

The Lightning Health & Safety Solution suite includes out-of-the-box solutions that can be used individually or together to create a comprehensive system that improves the safety of workplaces and helps mitigate the spread of contagious illnesses.

Are Employers Required To Provide Cloth Face Coverings To Workers?

OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.

ServiceNow Safe Workplace App Suite

The ServiceNow Safe Workplace suite is Powered by the Now Platform and includes four new apps and a dashboard designed to help companies manage the essential steps for returning employees to the workplace.

Humanscale Introduces WellGuard Separation Panels

New separation panels limit the spread of airborne particles between workstations, helping to ensure a safer return to the workplace.

Execs Expect More Teleworking, Even One Year After COVID-19

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.

Physician Group Joins COVID-19 Worker Safety Task Force 

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.

OSHA Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.

$11.5M In Worker Safety, Health Training Grants Available From OSHA

Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.

8 Tips To Keep Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Facility Workers Safe

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.

IFMA Foundation Provides Pandemic Planning and Response Guide for Facilities

The document, sponsored by by ABM, IFMA, Planon, Global Workplace Analytics, and others, offers facility management professionals guidance on pandemic planning, response, and recovery.

Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Poster Now Available In 13 Languages

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.

Over Half Of U.S. Employees Worry About Workplace COVID-19 Exposure

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.

CFOs Prioritize Workplace Safety And Employee Health

As states start to lift COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, survey reveals CFOs expect changes in workplace safety measures. 

How Behavioral Health Facilities Are Blurring The Lines With Nature And The Community

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.

Werner Expands Fall Protection Safety

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.

New Guide To Preventing Serious Injuries, Fatalities Available

A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.

Data For Retail Workers Reveals Common Injuries On The Job

Analyzing more than 20,000 workers’ compensation insurance claims, AmTrust Financial Services identified top three injuries with highest average payout.

OSHA Enforcement And Compliance Increased In 2019

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.

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.

Passive Power Supply Adds CID1 Certification

Dialight announced CID1 Certification for its SafeSite 347V and 480V Passive Power Supply with a lumen range up to 27,000.

Manufacturing Facility Celebrates 7M Production Hours Without Lost Time

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.

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

Safe + Sound Week Kicks Off August 12

Throughout this week-long event, OSHA encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety.

Failure To Conduct Arc-flash Hazard Assessments Endangers Workers

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.

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

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.

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