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More than one-third of business owners with fewer than 500 employees are not yet prepared to manage the impact of legalized marijuana on the workplace.


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More than one-third of business owners with fewer than 500 employees are not yet prepared to manage the impact of legalized marijuana on the workplace.

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Latest: Businesses Aren’t Ready To Manage Marijuana In The Workplace - More than one-third of business owners with fewer than 500 employees are not yet prepared to manage the impact of legalized marijuana on the workplace.

Businesses Aren’t Ready To Manage Marijuana In The Workplace

More than one-third of business owners with fewer than 500 employees are not yet prepared to manage the impact of legalized marijuana on the workplace.

Four Tips To Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.

Spacewell Introduces New Service App

The Work Assistant for cleaning service app supports service providers to deliver activity-based services, based on live IoT-data.

More Efficient & Effective Security Monitoring

New integrated solution allows DW Spectrum users to review all pdk io event data from within the IPVMS interface and enables more efficient and effective security monitoring through automated responses to access-related events.

Keep Ticks Away From Buildings

Any commercial property with a wooded area nearby or a transition zone between a well-manicured lawn and a non-landscaped area can provide harborage for ticks.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

When Lightning Strikes, Will You Be Ready?

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is shining a spotlight on this hazard and expanding its "building lightning safe communities" initiative.

Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower

The company’s elevators in this San Francisco high-rise are equipped with technology that will shut the equipment down if an earthquake of more than 3 on the Richter scale is detected.

EvoClean Laundry Dispenser Accessories

Hydro Systems introduced two new accessories to complement its EvoClean range of laundry dispensers.

EnviroMax Vented Exhaust Enclosures

EnviroMax Vented Exhaust Enclosures are built to protect robotic processes from contamination and personnel from potentially hazardous fumes, vapors, and odors.

Focus On Emergency Response At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA and fortify emergency response plans for your organization.

School Custodian, Environmental Service Tech Are Champions Of Clean

Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.

Factoring In Ergonomic Furniture

Benefits should exceed costs when office ergonomics is done right.

In-App HR & Safety Resource Center

SilverShield HR & Safety Resource Center helps to facilitate an important step in the process of securing organizations.

National Elevator Industry, Inc. Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The new leadership team for the elevator industry association will serve a one-year term.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

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.

Protect Your Building Against Disaster With Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.

HERCULITE Tempered Glass Kept The Hockey Action On The Ice

Before this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.

Partnership Focused On Preventing Bird Collisions With Buildings

American Bird Conservancy and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) will collaborate on bird-friendly design solutions.

Jelly Bean Playground Rubber Mulch

Jelly Bean Rubber Mulch is 100% non-tire playground rubber mulch manufactured from non-toxic, sterile, and latex-free rubber tiles originally produced for schools.

Fusion 285 Wall System Features JM Cladstone Water & Fire Block

New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.

Bacharach Gas Leak Monitoring

The MGS-400 Series detects refrigerant leaks and quickly initiates alarm systems to help protect personnel and achieve compliance with safety standards.

Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three

NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.

Why VESDA? Leveraging Air Sampling Smoke Detection Within Your Fire Alarm System

A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.

MSA Refrigerant Leak Monitor

The Chillgard 5000 Refrigerant Leak Monitor is designed to meet safety, environmental, and building code requirements for mechanical rooms.

DirectSense II IAQ, Toxic Gas Probes

DirectSense II smart probes are user configurable IAQ and toxic gas probes that accommodate from two to eight plug-and-play smart sensors into a single hand-held, desktop, or wall-mounted housing.

After Hurricane Harvey, Hospital Focuses On Power Resiliency

Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.

Allegion & Open Options Security

Allegion US and Open Options integrated the ENGAGE IP Gateway with DNA Fusion software to expand their offering of scalable security solutions.

ASCO 7000 SERIES Power Transfer Switches

ASCO 7000 SERIES Automatic Transfer Switches transfer loads between alternate sources of power, regardless of ampacity.

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.

Quality LED Testing Matters

All LED lighting isn’t created equally, so make quality testing a pillar of your buying decisions for your buildings and sites.

ReconaSense Geospatial A.I.

The ReconMaps geospatial visualization tool is a new module of ReconaSense’s A.I.-powered security platform.

OSHA Aims To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer

#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.

Johnson Controls Non-Magnetic Sprinkler for MRI

The quick response TYCO RFII-MRI 5.6K concealed pendent sprinkler is offered in both standard and extended coverage models for use inside MRI system rooms.

$10.5M In Worker Safety And Health Training Grants Available

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.

Wash Down LED for Food Processing

The FPX Linear Wash Down LED Luminaire is designed for task lighting in food processing applications.

Creative Teen Videos “Speak Up” For Work Safety

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.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

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