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To exit or enter a building without touching the door, a user must wave their hand in front of the NoTouch IR button.

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Latest: NoTouch IR Switches Promote Safety - To exit or enter a building without touching the door, a user must wave their hand in front of the NoTouch IR button.

NoTouch IR Switches Promote Safety

To exit or enter a building without touching the door, a user must wave their hand in front of the NoTouch IR button.

Construction Site Safeguarded With Surveillance And Mass Notification

Graham Construction innovates mobile security solution using Axis products to protect employees, properties, and equipment.

NFPA Releases New Report On Fire In The U.S. 

Research highlights factors that have reduced loss since the America Burning report was released in 1973, and areas where work is still needed.

Study Finds Textiles Are Unlikely Source Of COVID-19

Steelcase commissioned first-ever test on how the SARS-CoV-2 virus behaves on contract surface materials commonly found in offices.

Newport Beach, CA Hotel Is First To Earn UL Healthy Buildings Mark

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Buildings Of The Future: A Guide To Creating Healthier Buildings

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At Visa, Facility Management Shores Up COVID-19 Response

The company's senior vice president of operational resilience recognizes the crucial role of facility managers in business continuity during pandemic response.

U.S. Department Of Labor Schedules NACOSH Meeting

A meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will be held June 22 via teleconference and WebEx.

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.

New Dyson Purifier Delivers Cleaner Air In Public, Professional Spaces

The Dyson HEPA Cool Formaldehyde purifying fan helps create a cleaner space using a 360° filtration system and sealed HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns in size.

New Survey Identifies IAQ As Driver For Economic Growth

Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.

Openpath, Allegion Mobile Enabled Wireless Locks Integration

Openpath, Allegion expand mobile and cloud based access control capabilities to all doors with Schlage mobile enabled wireless locks integration.

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.

OSHA To Clarify Handrail, Stair Rail Requirements

Proposed rule clarifies previous requirements for handrails and stair rail systems, provides flexibility in the transition to OSHA’s newer requirements.

Reopening Day Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

How to exceed the high health and safety expectations of your occupants as they return to your buildings.

Hotel Study Suggests Air Purifiers Help Reduce Exposure To Airborne Contaminants

Honeywell used computer modeling to simulate air flow and movement of particulates in hotel common areas, results show filtration can potentially improve air quality and guests' confidence in hotel stays.

Construction Safety And Health Advisory Committee Members Named

The 15 ACCSH members will advise and assist the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.

New COVID-19 Testing Guidance Helps Protect Employees, Customers

As CDC lifts masking requirements, a new report provides steps to develop customized COVID-19 testing plans to reduce spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.

View Our Advancing Cleaning & HVAC Tools For Disinfection Webinar

View this free video webinar and learn about workplace cleaning and disinfection solutions, and how effective they are for removing coronavirus.​

B+N Industries High-Volume Sanitizer Station

High-Volume Sanitizer Station is stand-alone and available in various colors with a two-gallon capacity.

Protect Facilities Against Pests During Hurricane Season

Here are tips to prevent pest infestations when facilities are impacted by water and wind brought about by a hurricane.

BEST Integrated Wireless Access Control

Wi-Q is now Mercury-enabled so it integrates with more leading access control systems without running wires.

OSHA Rule Proposal To Clarify Handrail, Stair Rail System Requirements

Since OSHA published a final rule on walking-working surfaces and PPE in 2016 that updated requirements for slip, trip, and fall hazards, the agency received questions asking when handrails are required, and about height requirements for handrails on stairs and stair rail systems.

The COVID-19 Aftermath: What’s The Impact On Facility Managers?

In the wake of COVID-19, hybrid workplaces may present the best solution for both organizations and employees.

ASSA ABLOY New Multi-Solution Door Opening

The Multi-Solution Blast and Hurricane Door Opening is designed to provide extra protection against explosions and hurricane force winds.

Honeywell, SAP Launch Connected Buildings Solutions

Cloud-based SaaS offering provides customers with greater visibility on how their buildings are performing by bridging SAP’s IT data with Honeywell’s OT data.

Ottobock To Help Logistics Industry Workers Reduce Back Injuries

Worn by workers like a backpack, Paexo Back is designed with precision to help prevent back injuries and alleviate back pain.

Three BILCO Roof Hatch Models Approved For Hurricanes, Wind

These models join the company's line of specialty access products previously approved to withstand severe weather conditions.

Wireless Gas Detection Enhances Safety, Eases Installation And Maintenance

For new parking garage construction and retrofits, industry pros need to take advantage of this essential new tool before competitors do.

Integrated Video Surveillance and Access Control

Johnson Controls adds cloud-based access control to Cloudvue platform for seamless security management.

Clorox TurboPro Electrostatic Sprayer and Disinfectant

Clorox TurboPro Electrostatic Sprayer and Disinfectant make trusted surface disinfecting coverage more mobile with a cordless design.

USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices To Extend The Life Of Your Fire Sprinkler Systems” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn about fire sprinkler systems vulnerabilities, why components fail, and how protect them from corrosion and freezing.

Are You Ready? National Hurricane Preparedness Week

With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.

STI Universal Touch Free Button

The Universal Touch Free Button with NoTouch technology (UB-1TF) helps eliminate the spread of germs, allowing for exit with the wave of a hand.

Earthquake Risk Map Released From Insurer FM Global

This online resource employs data and seismic hazard models resulting from FM Global's partnership with the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation.

The Tech Rearchitecting the Workplace

The pandemic has brought new relevance to the prioritization of collaboration and flexibility in the workplace.

Origami Risk Launches Four Online Safety, Risk Management Tools

Origami’s new online tools support environment, health, and safety professionals in four areas: Job safety analysis, chemical management, lockout/tagout, and safety meetings.

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