Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces...Read More...

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Maximize Machinery Life With De-costing

With a laser-like focus on total cost of ownership, facility managers can yield improvements in several areas of machine...Read More...

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion...Read More...

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IFMA Names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining IFMA, Perry served as chief innovation/quality officer with Houston, TX-based NACE International, where he leveraged a background in information technology and change management to improve member value and bolster...Read More...

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Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce...Read More...

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New Study Looks At Wage Garnishment Rates Among U.S. Workers

ADP Research Institute® study offers first in-depth look at garnishment rates by type, income, age, and...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Where Are You Finding Your Future FMs?

Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age....Read More...

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Workforce Drug Test Positivity Rate Increases For The First Time in 10 Years

Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ finds rates have surged in Colorado and Washington, but data suggests state legalization of recreational marijuana may not be sole driver of...Read More...

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Friday Funny: If I Can’t Touch The Door Knob, How Do I Get In The Building?

Contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and health care facilities. Within two to four hours, the virus could be detected on 40% to 60% of workers and visitors in the facilities and among commonly touched...Read More...

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OSHA Announces Update To Workplace Fatality Reporting Rules

In addition to the new reporting requirements, OSHA has also updated the list of industries that, due to lower occupational injury and illness rates, are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep injury and illness...Read More...