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.



FEMA tips

FEMA Shares Preparedness Tips Ahead of Severe Storms

With more severe weather predicted after the devastating tornados in Iowa, FEMA is sharing tips to help individuals and businesses prepare.
Hazard Communication Standard

Standard Updated To Better Protect Workers, First Responders

Changes to OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard will improve the quality of information on labels, safety data sheets.
Preventing Infections in Schools

CDC Releases Guidance For Preventing Spread Of Infections In Schools

CDC offers steps K-12 schools can take to prevent and control the spread of respiratory and stomach viruses, such as influenza and norovirus, and bacterial illness, such as strep throat.
pest management

Fortifying Your Building Against Summer Pests

As temperatures rise, pests are more attracted to commercial buildings in search of food, water and shelter.
building safety professionals

Building Safety Month Week Three: Learning From The Pros

International Code Council’s 44th annual Building Safety Month campaign continues into its third week with insight into the roles and responsibilities of building safety professionals.
Elevator Service, Elevator Maintenance

Four Things Your Elevator Service Company Wants You To Know

Keeping elevators running smoothly is crucial for daily operations of most facilities. Find out what elevator service providers would like facility managers to know to ensure success.
Location Geofencing Technology, Workplace Safety

NSC Promotes Location Geofencing Technology For Workplace Safety

From increasing active worksite visibility to alerting workers of potential hazards, NSC Work to Zero white paper outlines how adopting location geofencing can prevent injuries and save lives.
AI weapons detection

Modernizing Threat Detection: The Shift To AI Advanced Security Solutions

Advancements in AI weapons detection systems can offer facilities cost efficiency, accuracy, streamlined entry procedures, and a discreet and non-intrusive experience.
Critical Incident Mapping

Critical Incident Mapping Laws For Schools Launched In 11 States

Thanks to a national bipartisan initiative, 11 states have passed common sense laws or initiatives to enable swift, effective emergency response in schools; other states set to follow their lead.
Mission Possible, 2024 Building Safety Month

Mission Possible In May: Kicking Off Building Safety Month

The theme this year is "Mission Possible." This week's focus is on learning how building safety affects us all and how you can help your community.

6 Strategies To Prevent And Resolve Mold In Your Facility

Facility managers must recognize the warning signs of a toxic mold contamination and implement a viable solution for the safety and health of building occupants and visitors.
Renovation Projects

Keep It “Business As Usual” During Renovations

Using new barrier technologies, planning, and some creative ingenuity, you can safely keep your facility open during renovation projects.
dam

FEMA Awards $26 Million To Dam Safety Grant Program

This infrastructure funding will help protect communities from flooding, avoid disaster costs and strengthen resilience to climate change.
ADA lawsuits, Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

Staying Ahead Of ADA Lawsuits

Facility executives can take steps to avoid litigation and maintain accessible spaces for all by choosing the right ADA consultant.
School Security

Keeping Schools Safe With High Performance Windows, Doors

New website highlights innovative glass solutions that create secure, yet welcoming, learning environments.
Fire Safety

5 Critical Parts Of Fire Safety

Explore commonly overlooked elements when it comes to fire safety and prevention.
Baptist Health Care Pensacola Florida

Climate-Resilient Healthcare Design: Five Key Strategies

Baptist Health Care followed these steps to fortify its new Pensacola, Florida medical campus from natural disasters.
April 2024 Issue

Facility Executive April 2024 Issue

The April 2024 issue explores business continuity. Plus, fire safety, managing FM teams, ADA compliance, and more.
eclipse, NASA

Watch The Total Solar Eclipse With NASA, No Matter Where You Are

Here's how NASA is making it possible to watch Monday's total solar eclipse — safely — no matter where you are. (If you're in Irving, TX, you might also get a slice of the World's Largest Moon Pie.)
New Jersey Earthquake

4.8 Earthquake Shakes East Coast: Strongest In 250 Years

From Maryland to Maine, communities unaccustomed to temblors felt the earth move beneath their feet this morning. Here are 15 helpful hints on how to check your facilities for earthquake damage.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .