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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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...

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Top 10 Tips For A Greener, Cleaner Workplace

A cleaning expert provide tips to help businesses create healthier work...Read More...

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Construction Industry Employment Hits Five-Year High

Sector adds 20,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate declines to...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Millennials Can Cope With Many Things…Except Stress

Research by PsychTests.com indicates that while Millennials possess distinct skills and traits that differentiate them from older generations, they still struggle to deal with the stress...Read More...

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IFMA’s Executive Committee And Board Of Directors

As a truly international association for facility management professionals, the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) executive committee and board of directors includes industry leaders from around the...Read More...

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New Service Spotlight: Yardi Forges Relationship With The Home Depot

With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking...Read More...

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Labor Day Thoughts On Stress And The American Worker

A recent study found the negative effects of workplace stress vary by gender and, to a lesser extent,...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Optimus Chiller from Trane

This line of water-cooled chillers has been enhanced with the Trane Adaptive Frequency Drive, which adjusts motor speed based on...Read More...