Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

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How To Choose A Greener Ice Melting Process

Where ice-melting chemicals are needed, Green Seal recommends using potassium chloride- or magnesium chloride-based products rather than sodium chloride or calcium...Read More...

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New Product Flash: PATeye by Solar Bright

This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading...Read More...

Stewart is Managing Principal and CSO of Newcastle Consulting, LLC, a Leesburg, VA firm that provides strategic security management services. He has 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors as a security practitioner and physical security systems designer.  

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key...Read More...

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Winners Of 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

The Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards program was developed to enhance the TCA’s overall mission to improve the industry through recognition and education, while providing a special emphasis on safety....Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Ebola And Cleaning Practices

Facility cleaning procedures play a part in preventing the spread of Ebola. Are yours addressing the...Read More...

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Friday Funny: When Dog Days Are A Good Thing

While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for...Read More...

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LVDC Design Guidelines For The Visual Environment | Second Draft Review Period Open

LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment is now available for second public review; the review period ends November...Read More...

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Kansas Cell Tower Collapse Causes Two Fatalities – OSHA Violations Issued

OSHA finds two willful and four serious safety violations at Blaine, KS, work...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human...Read More...

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Recall Alert: Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible...Read More...