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.



retail safety

It’s The Holiday Season: Retail Workers Are Worried About Personal Safety

Retail workers report that petty theft , grab-and-run incidents, and hostile customer interactions have increased in their stores over the past year.
legacy phone lines

Legacy Phone Lines Are Draining Your Profits

Copper wire phone lines supporting emergency devices are being phased out while draining your profits. How will you stop the leak?
Healthcare Workplace Safety

Medical Waste Management Is Critical To Patient Care

New healthcare workplace safety report raises concern over proper medical waste management and safety within healthcare organizations.
Small Business Cleaning

ACI Launches Updated Small Business Cleaning Guide

Clean Means Business: A Guide for Healthy Workspaces is a free toolkit that provides updated cleaning guidance and resources for small businesses.
facility resilience

Preparing For The Worst: Planning For Facilities Resilience

Organizational leaders are focused on long-term planning efforts to prepare for an increase in extreme weather events.
sick in the office

Will Flu, RSV, and COVID-19 Be On The Rise This Winter?

New research suggests businesses should step up facility protection measures ahead of a combined respiratory virus season this winter.
Hospital Safety

Infection Rates Improve Following COVID-19 Pandemic Spike

More than 85% of hospitals improved performance on at least one of three dangerous infections, according to new Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group.
whistleblower protections

New Agreement Strengthens Whistleblower Protections

A new Memorandum of Understanding will enable OSHA and National Labor Relations Board to more effectively enforce related laws and protect workers' rights.
Sphera Process Safety Report 2023

Study Reveals Gap Between Safety Intent, Achievement

Despite growth in corporate ESG programs and availability of technologies for assessing risk, Sphera's Process Safety Report 2023 reveals a considerable gap between safety intent and achievement.
Photovoltaic Hazard Control

Photovoltaic Hazard Control: How To Ensure Safety Under UL 3741

Misinterpretation of the UL 3741 Standard for Photovoltaic Hazard Control in some solutions may be putting firefighters at risk, and there are implications for the PV industry.
Safety Management

Can The Construction Industry Do More To Address Safety, Health Issues?

A safety management study reveals an increase in the implementation of safety and health strategies, but those measures could have greater adoption across the industry
Digital Signage In Healthcare Facilities

Digital Signage In Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facility managers can enhance patient experience and engagement by incorporating digital signage solutions.
Bed Bugs, Commercial Facilities

How To Control Bed Bugs In Your Commercial Facility

Knowing how to spot bed bugs will help ensure the safety of your employees and customers, and ultimately protect your bottom line.
K-12 Schools

ESG And HVAC: Improving K-12 Schools

Facility managers at K-12 schools can create a better indoor experience through system efficiency and clean air.
EV Adoption

Combating Roadblocks To Widespread EV Adoption

When electric vehicle (EV) adoption becomes more common, existing electrical systems will be under greater pressure.
data center

Four Important Considerations For Data Center Fire Protection

Beyond fire protection, today’s systems offer benefits that contribute to sustainability and business continuity.
Legionella

Preventing A Legionella Outbreak

Found in 50% of all large buildings, Legionella, which causes Legionnaires’ disease, is still the largest threat in America’s water systems.
Building Resilience

Resilient Buildings: Standing In The Face Of Disaster

Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
Facility Executive October 2023 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2023 Issue

The October 2023 issue of Facility Executive explores facility resilience, risk management, the path to net zero, EV adoption, Legionella prevention, and more.
Haunted Historic Hotels

The Top 25 Most Haunted Hotels Of 2023

Like the spooky stuff? Consider a stay in one of Historic Hotels of America's newly announced 2023 Top 25 Most Haunted Hotels.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.