Safety

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

Flood Risk Mitigation

Case Study: Corporate Industrial Campus Flood Risk Mitigation

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
healthy schools

New Program Offers Schools 3-Step Process To Improve IAQ

New Green Seal and Healthy Schools Campaign program prioritizes low- and no-cost measures to improve indoor air quality and sustainability at schools and universities.
security

Is Your Facility Prepared For An Active Shooter Incident?

Facility executives can upgrade their surveillance cameras to provide a 24/7 monitoring service that can identify a gun threat.
Workplace training

OSHA Awards Over $11.7M In Workplace Safety, Health Grants

Harwood grants support workplace health and safety, focusing on targeted training, hazard awareness, and creating safety training programs.
musculoskeletal disorders

MSD Solutions Lab Launches Safety Innovation Challenge

Safety Innovation Challenge is one of several initiatives launching this year by the MSD Solutions Lab to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
cleaning tax credit

ISSA Receives OSHA Grant For Workplace Safety and Health Training

The cleaning industry trade association was awarded a grant for workplace safety and health training on infectious diseases.
building resiliency

Safeguarding Facilities During Severe Weather Events

As the 2022 hurricane season picks up, facility executives should brush up on how to best keep buildings safe during adverse weather events.
International Day of Clean Air

How Clean Is The Indoor Air At Your Workplace?

An International Day of Clean Air survey found only 36% of respondents describe the indoor air at their workplace as "very clean."
elevator

Elevator Safety During Hurricane Season

Elevator companies have become more proactive about offering product solutions that help mitigate passenger entrapment and equipment damage.

The Benefits Of Switching To Green Cleaning

More cleaning companies are focused on creating safer, environmentally-friendly solutions that are more efficient for facility managers.
CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

Dispelling Myths About CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems

This technical paper from BlazeMaster Fire Protection Systems dispels five common misconceptions about CPVC pipe and fittings.

Keep Employees Safe On The Hottest Days Of The Year

High heat and longer hours put construction workers in increased danger of suffering a heat-related illness or accident while on the job.
remote inspection

The Impact Of Remote Inspections On Worksites

NFPA 915, the proposed standard for remote inspections, may give the facilities industry a push into the digital future.
ESSER funds

ESSER Funds: Five Ways To Create Cleaner Classrooms

Here are five ways to put ESSER funds to use and create cleaner environments for students and teachers as they return to the classroom.
Permit to Work system

The Perils Of A Paper Permit System

A Permit to Work system ensures that only qualified people are working on a task, which helps keep everyone in a facility safe.
Zombie Apocalypse

Would You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

In a zombie apocalypse, you might think your odds of survival hinge on physical and mental strength. But according to a recent ranking, what really matters is where you live.
elevator service

The Top 8 Questions To Ask Your Elevator Service Company

Facility managers should be confident that their elevator service provider has the proper licensing, training, and skills.
security

Why Facial Recognition Makes Building Management Easier And Safer

Property managers are leveraging advancements in facial recognition technology to help keep buildings safe and secure.
Biosafety Intelligence System

Poppy Health Is Now GBAC STAR™ Registered

To become GBAC STAR Registered, Poppy’s Biosafety Intelligence System had to meet efficacy, cost, health and safety requirements, and prove it helps prevent the spread of disease.
preventing falls

How To Prevent Slips, Trips, And Falls

Knowing where accidents may happen is the first step to reduce these risks.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).