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The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.


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The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.

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Super Bowl LV Stadium Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.

National Park Service Requires Masks At Parks, Federal Buildings

Face masks are required in all National Park Service buildings and facilities, and also on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing can't be maintained.

News From NFPA: Inspection And Testing Of Fire Doors In Facilities

Facility managers have a critical role in ensuring that fire doors are maintained in good working condition after these are installed in a building.

Help Eliminate Workplace Injuries and Incidents

Alcumus eCompliance officially accomplished its corporate mission to eliminate 1 million workplace injuries and incidents by the end of 2020.

ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Updates Building Readiness Guide

Major updates to the building readiness guidance include pre- or post- flushing strategy methodology, a flushing time calculator, and more.

Time To Vote: Pick Your Favorite Soap Dispenser Design

SC Johnson has announced the Top 10 student finalists in its annual Happy Hands Contest: you have until February 28 to vote for your favorite design!

ICAA NuStep Beacon Award Recognizes 25 Senior Living Communities

The International Council on Active Aging, with NuStep, created this awards program in 2019 to spotlight "Best in Wellness" achievements in North America's senior living communities.

Managing Gas Leak Detection Systems To Prevent System Failures

Whether it's an HVAC system, a cooling system, or a hazardous gas found in petroleum production or mining, a leak presents substantial risks to employee safety.

OSHA Issues Stronger Workplace Guidance On Coronavirus

New guidance from OSHA lists essential elements in a program to mitigate, prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace.

2021 SOLUTIONS: ScanSeries App Suite From BuildingReports

BuildingReports brought together its SecurityScan and SafetyScan inspection and reporting apps to offer ScanSeries, focused on both security assets and cleaning and disinfection efforts. Dwight Will, vice president, sales & marketing at the company, shares an overview.

Building Safety Month 2021: Prevent, Prepare, Protect.

Building Safety Month 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.

Smart Turf Launches Antimicrobial Athletic Turf Treated With Microban

SmartTurf expands its turf offerings treated with Microban with first permanently built-in antimicrobial artificial athletic turf.

Gate & Fence Self-Closing Hinges

TruClose Round Heavy Duty adjustable, self-closing hinges for round-post gates and fences include two options that self-close heavy or high-traffic gates weighing up to 154 pounds.

Aquaverve Launches Touchless Water Cooler Line

The two models in Aquaverve's new touchless water cooler product line promote safer businesses, schools, and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stars Promote Safer Indoor Spaces Through WELL Health-Safety Rating

Lady Gaga, Michael B. Jordan, and Robert DeNiro are among the celebrity ambassadors raising awareness about facilities that prioritize the health and safety of their staff and visitors.

New Pig Introduces PIG Portable Barrier And Sneeze Guards

Facilities can use these easy to assemble, portable barriers to help separate people in lines, at counters, and at workstations.

Disability Employment Toolkit For Small Businesses Available

The Northeast ADA Center toolkit features practical advice on disability employment best practices, along with expert guidance on following Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Ontario International Airport Recognized For COVID Safety Measures

The Airports Council International has bestowed the Airport Health Accreditation to the Ontario, CA aviation facility.

Facial Recognition Security Solutions From Johnson Controls, Alcatraz AI

New collaboration offers facial authentication AI solutions combined with advanced access control to create safer, healthier, more connected building environments.

A Workplace Divided: Employees Split Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.

Pedestal PRO Freestanding Entry Station

The Pedestal PRO 64TOW-AIP-001-304 freestanding entry station tower is designed to accommodate the Aiphone GT-DMBN-SSP Video Entry Station component.

Partnership Enables Remote Virtual Inspections

ICC Community Development Solutions and Inspected partner to make remote virtual inspections accessible to code officials, homeowners, and contractors across the county.

2021 SOLUTIONS: J-Series Restroom Dispensers From Coastwide Professional

Coastwide Professional introduced its J-Series dispenser line in 2020. Susan Scapparone, director of product development there, discusses these products and other solutions for facilities’ janitorial needs.

SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System

The Daikin SmartSource Dedicated Outdoor Air System enables efficient and cost-effective heating and cooling in all conditions using 100% of fresh, outside air.

New Tips Help Facilities Reduce Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released new Core Recommendations for Reducing Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure and Communities of Faith Building Guidance.

Across The Globe, Employees Concerned With Healthy Workplaces

As part of its global study of four markets, Honeywell surveyed 500 workers who typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States.

Annual Adjustments To OSHA Civil Penalties Announced

OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation.

Analytics Solution To Ensure Clean Hands

SecurOS Hand Sanitizer analytics is designed to detect if an individual has not properly cleansed their hands in a designated area where handwashing and/or hand sanitization is mandated.

Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives

Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.

Landscape Forms Creates Healthy Outdoor Spaces

Healthy Outdoor Spaces is a collection of new products, modified products, and space planning solutions to help landscape architects create environments that support people’s health and well-being.

Decreased Bystander Willingness To Perform CPR

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, lay-administered CPR has suffered greatly due to fears of infection. Business facilities, by virtue of their high human occupancy and traffic, have a responsibility to institute relevant changes to empower employees to perform CPR safely.

Portable Railing Helps Social Distancing

Ready Railing is a lightweight aluminum, pre-assembled, portable railing system that can instantly create temporary boundaries to help with social distancing both indoors and outdoors. 

Unifying Mass Notification And Lockdown Procedures

As highlighted by recent events at the U.S. Capitol, even seemingly secure buildings often have vulnerabilities that can be exploited.

Allied Universal Shares Resources For Facing Civil Unrest

The risk advisory and consulting services firm has released a number of reports and resources addressing concerns of facility managers and other stakeholders.

How Safe Is Your Disinfectant Solution?

While disinfection is among the most effective ways to curb the COVID-19 virus, many are unaware of the health risks that chemical disinfectants pose.

OSHA Reminds Employers To Submit 2020 Injury And Illness Data

Employers must submit calendar year 2020 Form 300A to OSHA electronically by March 2, 2021.

3 Ways To Welcome Back Commercial Tenants

Implementing and communicating cleaning protocols is one key area for facility management to focus on as building occupants return.

Kapsel Face Shield Dispenser Kit

The Face Shield Dispenser Kit is available in compact boxes of 10, 30, or 100 and ready to be assembled in under a minute.

Parking Lots And Tripping Hazards

Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.

Lighting Research Center Releases Report On UV Disinfection

The report from LRC, Lighting Answers: UV Disinfection Products, considers product effectiveness, radiation safety, and energy use in buildings.

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