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This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.

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Latest: NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: NIOSH Lift Calculator by Humantech - This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: NIOSH Lift Calculator by Humantech

This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.

2011 Edition of X7.1 Furniture Emissions Standard

ANSI has released two new important standards regarding IAQ testing and furniture emissions.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Workout at Work

The more stressful the situation (or position), the more a boss may take it out on employees, so instead of bullying, go take a walk!

FM Frequency: OSHA Does NOT Necessarily Mean Oh Sh–!

It doesn't take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA inspection.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Formaldehyde & VOC Testing From LA Testing

LA Testing is a provider of formaldehyde and volatile organic compound (VOC) testing services and products to professionals and the general public.

OSHA Updates Worker Safety And Health Resources

OSHA has published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards in the construction, general, and maritime industries.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Floor Marking Kit by InSite Solutions

An electrical panel floor marking kit aids facility managers in complying with OSHA regulation 1910.303.

FM Frequency: Exit, Stage Right

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter is all about common sense, not stage directions, with this very practical advice on fire safety in facilities.

FM Issue: Severe Weather Watch

Emergency preparedness is crucial all year long, but cold winter months present their own set of concerns.

Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and products.

Five Safety Resolutions For 2012

Cintas points out leading ways to keep employees safe while they're on the job.

TFM Names David Lenart Facility Executive Of The Year

For this professional, adopting a proactive and clearheaded approach has saved many things—including lives.

FM Frequency: Don’t Take Your Guns To Work

TFM Columnist Charles Carpenter tackles a controversial topic as he transitions into FM Frequency Columnist.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ice Melt Tips for Facility Managers

Understanding the differences between melters and their optimal use can help facility managers pinpoint the most cost-effective and efficient ice melt tools.

Green Solutions: Tragedy Results In Success

One facility professional had to experience disaster in order to take monumental steps towards environmental progress.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Wheelchair Lift from Ascension

The Virtuoso Model 5460F is a permanent installed lift that can help meet building code requirements.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Cleaning Benchmarks

What kinds of cleaning benchmarks are available for office areas of all kinds?

ANSI Approves Two Construction Safety Standards

The American Society of Safety Engineers announced its two standards, which address demolition and emergency situations.

NIBS Announces 2012 Board Of Directors

The individuals include those representing facility managers, building owners, local code officials, lighting manufacturers, and fire protection engineers

Lights Out (And Back On) At Candlestick Park In San Francisco

A nationally televised football game was put on hold twice as facilities staff worked to identify the cause of a stadium wide power outage.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: NITEGLOW From Wooster Products

These provide luminescent egress path markings, along with slip resistant surfacing.

New OSHA Inspection Program For Chemical Facilities

The program replaces OSHA's 2009 pilot Chemical Facility National Emphasis Program which covered several OSHA regions in the U.S.

Cintas Contest: How Cold Is It?

In the "Cintas & Carhart Cold Crew" contest, individuals who work in tough, cold weather conditions are encouraged to share their stories and explain why appropriate clothing is essential to their jobs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Modular Elevators By MEM

These elevators do not require a separate equipment room and occupy less space than other types of elevators.

Retailers Urged To Manage Crowds On Black Friday

In 2008, a worker was trampled to death while a mob of shoppers rushed through the doors of a large store to take advantage of an after-Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales event. The store was not using OSHA recommended crowd management measures.

Building Guidelines For Bird Safety

The American Bird Conservancy is working with cities throughout the U.S. to protect birds from building collisions.

Shoring Up Elevators Before A Storm

Schindler Elevator offers the following tips to consider when preparing for weather related events.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Seismic Risk Reduction From Arup

To help reduce earthquake risk for buildings, Arup provides damage mitigation through advanced “beyond code” techniques.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Take A Deep Breath

There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

Sick Days Are Long Gone for US Office Workers

Staples Advantage conducted an online survey at organizations of all sizes across the U.S. The survey, conducted in July 2011, asked a series of questions about hygiene in the workplace and office sick day policies.

CO Precautions For Cold Weather Operations

Grainger provides tips for facilities managers to consider before firing up their furnaces.

Supporting Joplin’s Extreme Makeover

More than 140 pieces of construction equipment were delivered to seven construction sites in the city destroyed by a tornado earlier this year.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Ultrafine Particle Emissions Testing From AQS

By virtue of their size, ultrafine particle emissions can be inhaled easily and travel deep into the lungs.

Report Indicates Shortage Of Safety Professionals

A recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study found employment of SH&E practitioners is expected to increase by 9% the decade spanning from 2006 to 2016.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Flood Barrier Shield By Zero International

This product is engineered to provide a watertight barrier that protects and prevents water ingress though doors and windows.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Zombie Safety Tips For Working Teens

The free Halloween themed online game takes players through a variety of workplaces and risks to illustrate how to work safely and avoid becoming a zombie.

New Partner Added To Ameristar Stable

Ameristar Fence Products recently acquired the assets of ATG Access Inc (Lillington, NC), a subsidiary of ATG Access Ltd based in Merseyside, England.

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Updated Whistleblower Investigations Manual

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a new edition of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual, one of a series...

Best Practices For Fire Readiness

In recognition of Fire Prevention Month, Cintas Corporation has released a list of best practices to help facility managers prevent and prepare for a fire.

New Product Flash: Variable Frequency Drives For Hazardous Environments From Cooper Crouse-Hinds

Cooper Crouse-Hinds’ ACE Series Explosionproof Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) are a NEMA 7 VFD solution that can be installed in Class I, Division 1...

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