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.

Emergency Communications

FM Issue: Message Received?

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

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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...

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Web Exclusive: Getting Back To Business

When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its...Read More...

fall protection

Workers Standing Down For Fall Safety

More than one million workers expected to “Stand-Down” for OSHA fall safety...Read More...

workplace health safety

New Approaches To Workplace Health And Safety

UL's New Science provides research and resources to help companies protect the health and safety of today's changing workforce...Read More...

Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Week Three: “Surround Your Building With Safety”

Theme for Building Safety Month Week Three urges code officials to "Surround Your Buildings with Safety” by taking special precautions to ensure outdoor areas are...Read More...