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.



Fire-Lite Free Training

Fire-Lite Alarms, part of Honeywell’s Life Safety Group, plans to host more than 25 educational sessions throughout the U.S., free of charge. From fire...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tips For Those Affected By Midwest Flooding

This Web Exclusive comes from Bill Begal, 2007 Phoenix Award winner for innovation in restoration and president of Begal Enterprises, Inc. This collection of...

FM Issue: Developing A Health And Safety Program

The success of a program is tied to its ability to blend in with an organization's culture.

ADA Trends: Accessibility For All

From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide accessibility.

FM Issue: Emergency Measures In A Post 9/11 World

Survival during disasters is not a matter of luck if appropriate planning measures are in place.

Professional Development: Auditing Contingency Plans

What the fm does with the plan is as important as the plan itself, according to Guest Contributor Ken Koch.

Facility Fix: Safe Passage

Miami International Airport is experiencing a major expansion. With airport security an increasingly important issue, Ray Davalos needed to find an inventive way to test new security products and systems.

Fire Management Trends: The Necessary Spark

Facility managers can have a difficult time motivating occupants to evacuate buildings during a fire.

FM Issue: Preparing For An OSHA Inspection

Company representatives should tell inspectors what they want to hear

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air quality.

ADA Trends: The New Face Of The ADA

Facility managers must prepare to be in compliance with new guidelines before they become law.

FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for comfort.

FM Issue: Preparing For The Inevitable

Planning for disasters can help facility professionals get their facilities up and running with minimal business interruption.

FM Frequency: Giving Thanks!

Want an excuse to deny wacky requests? FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane suggests you just thank your insurance and liability teams!

Directions: Best Practices And Lessons Learned

What is the general feeling in the industry 11 months after Katrina and Wilma?

Professional Development: Aren’t All Structural Engineers The Same?

This Q&A in team building basics with William Sherman and Jay Stressel goes from the bottom to the top.

FM Frequency: Business Continuity

The magic formula? Planning + Practice + "Live Fire" Exercises = The Right Approach, according to FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane

FM Issue: Comply Or Die

Fire code violations can be expensive and threaten the safety of everyone in the facility. Prepare for a visit from the fire marshal.

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact.

FM Frequency: AH-CHOO! Indoor Air Quality Revisited

Spring is in the air, but from Columnist Crane, it isn't such a pleasant time for facilities that suffer from poor ventilation. From the April 2006 issue.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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