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.

OSHA Heat

Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and...Read More...

Condon

Technology And FM: Communications Central

Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency...Read More...

TFM May 2014

May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational...Read More...

HFI

The ABCs Of VOCs In Facilities

There are thousands of different VOCs and they have two things in common—they contain carbon, and they evaporate...Read More...

Emergency Communications

FM Issue: Message Received?

To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the...Read More...

Web Only

Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency

Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about this...Read More...

I Codes

New I-Codes Emphasize Fire Service Access, Storm Shelters, And Accessibility

The 2015 International Codes support resiliency, safety, innovation, and affordability in the built...Read More...

Security Large

Focus On: Security

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

QoW

Question Of The Week: Open Carry Laws?

The debates about the right to carry firearms openly continue to swirl in the halls of government as well as in facilities throughout the...Read More...

Trampoline Safety

Friday Funny: New Rules For Safe Bouncing

The rapid growth of indoor trampoline parks across the world has allowed the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) to help lead the development of a new ASTM safety...Read More...