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Leak Detection: For Safety’s Sake

Technology tools work to identify gas and water leakage before an event occurs.

Mighty Mac Correctional Luminaires

Mighty Mac correctional luminaires were created specifically to keep staff and inmates safe. They are impervious to vandalism and contraband concealment and have no access points of any kind, including doors and hinges.

Remotely Control Safety Gate Models

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates has added new ways to remotely control its Pivot and Open-Top safety gate models to ensure they can integrate with the increasing amount of technology used in industrial facilities.

Advanced Storage Fire Protection

An electronic sprinkler system provides enhanced fire protection to support your business needs and future proof your facility for the needs of tomorrow.

PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel

The PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel (DRM1680) is no-splash built-in overfill preventer.

News From NFPA: Spare Sprinklers And When To Replace In Your Facility

According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, if a facility has a sprinkler system installed, then having a stock of spare sprinklers is required.

Top 3 Workplace Hazards: Existing Technologies Can Save Lives

A new National Safety Council report identifies the most relevant workplace hazards and maps more than 100 technologies to mitigate the risks.

Containment of Hazardous Materials

Hazardous material containment systems require routine maintenance and inspection to ensure their integrity. Their regulation is primarily handled by the EPA which regulates two types of storage systems: Portable storage containers, such as portable tanks and 55-gallon drums; and fixed tank systems.

100 Products That Can Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 

The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.

New Guide To Preventing Serious Injuries, Fatalities Available

A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.

Threshold Security Expiring Visitor Badges

Expiring Visitor Badges change color to prevent reuse and therefore do not need to be collected at the end of a visit.

Indoor Humidification Can Reduce Coronavirus Transmission, Infection Risk

A study from Condair shows raising air humidity by humidification reduces the risk of virus spread in hospitals and other buildings at low-cost and without causing negative effects.

Rite-Hite Platform Elevates IoT

Opti-Vu platform helps distill the data collected into insights and actions.

Six Ways To Design A Safer Office

Taking employee safety into consideration can bolster positive attitudes and prevent disaster. Here are six ways to improve safety in an office environment.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Signature Optica Smoke Detector By Edwards

The Signature Optica Smoke Detector from Edwards is certified to the new UL 268 7th Edition requirements A talk with Jon Hughes at the company elaborates on this fire safety product.

Don’t Get Burned In The Workplace

February 2-8, 2020 is designated National Burn Awareness Week, observed by the American Burn Association and a time to raise awareness of the dangers of burn-related injuries.

Roppe Rubber Stair Treads with Kevlar

Roppe Rubber Stair Treads with DuPont Kevlar fibers are engineered to resist damage from wear and abuse.

Fire Safety System Inspections: 4 Unexpected Ways To Prepare Your Organization

Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.

KOHLER Extends Gas Powered Generator Line

KOHLER is extending its gaseous-powered industrial generator lineup featuring the company’s 6.2-liter V8 turbocharged engine with new models at 100kW and 125kW.

Cintas Helps Reduce Spread of Germs

Cintas Corporation offers tips for keeping the workplace healthy and maintaining building cleanliness.

Eaton Helps Reduce Wildfire Risk

Eaton is working with utilities to fortify the grid against the wildfire threats.

NYC Department of Buildings Reinforces Facade Inspection Requirements

A new rule adopted on January 14, 2020 makes substantial changes to inspection and reporting requirements for the city’s Facade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP), commonly known as Local Law 11.

Wiegmann Wall-Mount Electrical Enclosures

WIEGMANN’S ULTIMATE Series line of wall mount enclosures features a removable, fully gasketed gland plate on the bottom.

Coronavirus Spurs Construction Of Emergency Hospitals In Wuhan

The building of Wuhan Leishenshan Hospital and Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital is an emergency measure in response to the coronavirus pneumonia outbreak.

fantastik Max Line Cleaning Products

fantastik Max line features powerful cleaning products to MAXimize cleanliness in food service, commercial, and institutional locations.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: ProWire Unified Power From LifeSafety Power

A pre-wired, UL/ULC power solution, ProWire Unified Power simplifies and standardizes access control across an enterprise. A talk with LifeSafety Power's Matt Virga elaborates on this solution as well as industry trends.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

Infection Control Program Reduced Bacteria By 95% In Athletic Training Rooms

University Hospitals Sports Medicine partnered with GOJO on a study that eliminated influenza, MRSA, and VRE through an Infection Risk Reduction Program.

Johnson Controls TrueAlarm Smoke Sensors To Meet 2021 UL 268 Standard

The new UL 268 7th edition standard requires smoke sensors, detectors, and smoke alarms to pass three new tests.

Slip And Fall Prevention Backed By Floor Mats

At manufacturer Meyer Tool, adhesive-backed floor mats are used throughout the facility to protect employees and other occupants.

TOTO And GP PRO Partner For Smart Restrooms At Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

The companies’ collaboration at the world’s busiest airport creates a smart, connected restroom system that keeps facilities maintenance teams up-to-date on conditions and supply levels.

Enhanced Dortronics Interlock Controller

The newly enhanced 4800 Series offers an abundance of intelligent interlock features providing a higher degree of versatility to accommodate a range of applications and markets.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2020

SOLUTIONS 2020 takes a look at these facility management products designed to advance your operations & maintenance in the coming year.

OASIS Aquarius Convertible Water Cooler

The OASIS Aquarius Convertible Water Cooler provides water either with a five gallon bottle or by connecting directly to a water line.

DWS Rigid Composite Material Solutions

AlertCast and AlertTile detectable warning products are engineered for visually impaired or handicapped pedestrians.

Compact No-Touch Menstrual Care Product Dispenser

The HOSPECO Evogen Mini No-Touch Menstrual Care Product Dispenser (EVNT4 Series) vends tampons and pads to guests, free of charge, requiring the wave of a hand.

Data For Retail Workers Reveals Common Injuries On The Job

Analyzing more than 20,000 workers’ compensation insurance claims, AmTrust Financial Services identified top three injuries with highest average payout.

Fatal Overdoses At Work Increase For Sixth Consecutive Year

Unintentional overdoses at work increased by 12 percent in 2018—the sixth consecutive annual increase and a reflection of the broader opioid crisis facing the nation.

Protect Through Building Façade Inspections

Safety ordinances in major U.S. cities are prompting renewed focus on building envelope inspections.

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