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OSHA Offers Training To Federal Agencies On Worker Safety And Health

OSHA developed this training event to ensure that federal workplaces have safety programs and standards consistent with those in the private...Read More...

Five Activities To Engage Employees During National Safety Month

By recognizing National Safety Month through events such as “Safety Awareness Day” or “Workplace Safety Week,” organizations can have a substantial impact on reducing workplace injuries and promoting a culture of...Read More...

World FM Day – 27 June 2013 – Creating, Sharing & Learning

Global FM member organizations on six different continents will commemorate World FM Day by hosting events all around the world and undertaking others activities to celebrate and promote facilities management....Read More...

BOMI International and Transwestern To Offer Education Programs

Partnership will provide Transwestern property and facility staff with additional education options to enhance their knowledge, build upon their existing competencies, and learn in a way that best suits their...Read More...

The Next Word In IT: The Software Defined Data Center

Power Assure CTO lays out recommendations to maximize reliability and disaster avoidance in Software Defined Data...Read More...

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Workers Involved In Demolition And Underground Construction

This final rule applies the same crane rules to underground construction and demolition that are already being used by other construction sectors, and streamlines OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks standard currently used for underground and demolition...Read More...

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MRO Data Key To Unlocking Savings And Efficiency

John Ferguson of IHS describes the magnitude of the MRO-parts challenge and outlined possible solutions to the...Read More...

IMS Research Trends In Intelligent Buildings

IMS Research has recently released its annual intelligent building trends white paper. These predictions for 2013 and beyond serve to provide insight into key trends and opportunities in the intelligent buildings...Read More...

First Quarter Office Sector Fundamentals Improving, Demand Remains Subpar

New office construction increased from 41.8 msf in the fourth quarter to 48.9 msf in the first quarter of...Read More...

Protecting Against The Dangers Of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Every year, workers die from carbon monoxide poisoning, usually while using fuel-burning equipment and tools in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation. This can be especially true when employees use this type of equipment in indoor spaces that have been sealed tightly to block out cold temperatures and wind....Read More...