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.

Safety Trends: Holding Down The Fort

Disaster planning requires a straightforward approach to the threats a building faces.

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

In his last "Material Revolution," Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations.

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

Flu Infection Control Tips

What should your workplace do to prepare for a possible flu pandemic? Keep informed, develop a plan, and implement public health programs are some...

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

It's possible to add value to environmental health and safety audits.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services provider.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

Essential Winter Maintenance

Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental deaths.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

Bonus Feature: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Imagine for a moment an employee or tenant who suddenly collapses from cardiac arrest and needs medical attention immediately. From the March 2003 issue.

Bonus Feature: The Handbook To Building – MasterFormat

This standard, used traditionally for the construction industry, is expanding to include facility management responsibilities. From the March 2003 issue.

FM Issue: The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Following a protracted campaign to achieve Congressional passage of legislation on this critical initiative, the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002" was signed into law at the White House on November 26, 2002. From the February 2003 issue.

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