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Skilled Trades Saluted In Song

Grainger is sponsoring 20 tour dates and launching a sweepstakes for tickets to a concert featuring Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) as Florida Georgia...Read More...

Tips To Combat Workplace Bullying

In the wake of movies like “Mean Girls” and “Bully,” bullying, both in schools and the workplace, has gotten heightened attention. Indeed, the Workplace Bullying Institute reports that 35% of workers have experienced bullying firsthand, and bullying is four times more prevalent than illegal harassment in the workplace. But what exactly does that mean? Why does it matter? How should companies...Read More...

Facility Management Program Addresses Sustainability

New program launches this month with subject matter from the International Facility Management...Read More...

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...