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Recall Alert: ESL And Interlogic Smoke Detectors

Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise...Read More...

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Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these...Read More...

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New High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles Course Now Available

There are no prerequisites for the HP Principles course—industry professionals of all levels are invited to participate....Read More...

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Disparities Between Corporate Mobile Security Policies And BYOD Practices

New data shows many employers and employees do not take adequate steps to protect company information—a weakness that could result in critical security...Read More...

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OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune Up

With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive...Read More...

Data Decisions

Benefits Strategy And Benchmarking Survey Data Released

The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce....Read More...

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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare...Read More...

Replacing Security

Would You Overhaul Your Security System?

New Ponemon Institute survey uncovers communication roadblocks, inefficient security systems, and lack of security education for...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Office Space Management Programs

A facility management professional seeks a Microsoft Office based solution to his space planning...Read More...