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The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire extinguishers.
The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire extinguishers.



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New Product Flash: STI-6200 From Safety Technology International

The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire extinguishers.

New Product Flash: Destroyit Shredder With Free Automatic Oiler From MBM

The 2604 is the latest addition to MBM Corporation’s line of Destroyit business shredders.

Services & Maintenance: Call To Action

The effectiveness of an emergency response plan relies heavily on team members knowing their roles.

Security Provider Selected For Vatican Video Surveillance

ioimage systems are being used to detect intruders at the world famous site.

SimplexGrinnell Earns Safety Act Certification

Certification of integrated fire and life safety services as anti-terrorism technologies provides liability protection to customers, helps protect citizens and assets.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: FBI Report Indicates Copper Thefts Still Threaten U.S. Critical Infrastructure

From January 2001 to March 2008, the price of copper increased more than 500%. This has prompted unscrupulous and sometimes unwitting independent and commercial scrap metal dealers to pay record prices for copper, regardless of its origin, making the material a more attractive target for theft.

Professional Development: Human Resource Management

Guest Contributor Tony Rankin asks, when facility managers are faced with personnel issues, how should they respond?

Modern Day Piracy Solutions

During the past year, nearly 100 ships have been attacked, resulting in nearly 50 hijackings and costing businesses millions in additional costs associated with altering shipping routes, lost revenue, and ransom payments.

Building Security Council Announces PLUS Rating Program Available for Public Use

BSC’s PLUS program is a system that owners and managers can use to determine building security needs. Going beyond simply evaluating existing security measures, PLUS also provides a set of clear and individualized guidelines to enhance each particular facility’s security.

The Right To Bear Arms…In Office Parking Lots

Keeping violence out of the workplace is a top priority for employers everywhere. But as more states pass laws giving employees the right to bring guns onto company parking lots, many facility managers are now concerned about compliance with OSHA workplace safety requirements.

Panasonic Security Systems Has New Name

The change is meant to reflect its ability to deliver a broad range of customer driven end-to-end technology solutions.

New Report On Workplace Violence Focuses On Role Of Facility Managers

The report was made possible through contributions donated in memory of W. David Beverly, the late husband of Linda Beverly, CAE, IFMA’s vice president of administration. A long-time engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, David Beverly was killed on April 20, 2007, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, by a contract engineer who shot him and held another coworker hostage before committing suicide.

FM Issue Bonus: Maintaining Order When The Power Goes Out

In this Web exclusive, Brian Phelan of ASCO takes a look at power delivery to healthcare facilities,

HID Global Takes A Logical Step In Convergence Of Access Control Solutions

Newest products aid with computer security.

Hirsch Earns Frost & Sullivan's Technology Innovation Award

Hirsch's advanced security products continue to receive recognition.

Hirsch Earns Frost & Sullivan’s Technology Innovation Award

Hirsch's advanced security products continue to receive recognition.

Hirsch Electronics Recognized For Tech Innovation

The supplier of IP-enabled access control and security management solutions recently received the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation in the North American electronic access control systems market.

Grant Program Focused On Graffiti Prevention

Keep America Beautiful, Inc., along with The Sherwin-Williams Company, has announced the recipients of three $2,000 grants under the 2008 Graffiti Hurts Grant Program

Office Technology Trends: A Change in Direction

Office machines once considered essential have been pushed aside by newer products.

Napco Security Systems, Inc. Acquires Marks, USA

Napco adds to its security portfolio with purchase of the largest independent manufacturer of grade one industrial and commercial locksets.

Alliance Between Johnson Controls And Carter Brothers

Among the resources the two companies now offer to facility projects are fire and security service platforms.

Universal Protection Service Has New President

The provider of security services recently introduced Steve Claton as its new president.

Hirsch Electronics VP Honored By Security Industry Association

Zivney receives SIA Statesman Award.

Security Trends: Threats In The Dark

New security technology helps facility managers monitor dangers in the workplace.

New Security System Keeps Horses Safe

Acclaimed as one of horse racing’s best settings, Arlington Park, outside of Chicago, boasts hundreds of thousands of visitors to its clubhouse and grounds...

Fire Management Trends: Escaping The Ring of Fire

During a fire, facility managers need to evacuate employees and protect the building's future.

Companies Get Together To Help Phoenix Charity

While children undergo medical care at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ, many parents will be staying next door at the new Ronald...

Largest Southern California Security Company Reintroduces Janitorial Services

Universal Services of America (USA), a full range of building services including janitorial, maintenance, and security, re-opened its janitorial division—Universal Building Maintenance. This division...

Tricks Of The Trade: Super Smart Cards

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets help from TFM Facility Technologist Tom Condon and reviews the limitless possibilities of today's technology.

US Private Security CEO Addresses Mexican Government Leaders

Kent Moyer, CEO of The World Protection Group, a company specializing in executive protection, uniform protective services, investigations, and threat management based upon proactive...

Special Report: Do You Have A Security Blueprint?

Following a specific process can go a long way towards getting security measures in place.

Professional Development: Video Analytics

Facility managers can use this technology to meet more than just their security needs.

The Facility Technologist: PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

An emerging security technology links all functions in the realm.

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