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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The HVAC Factor: Keeping Cool, Safely

For facilities that handle hazardous items, indoor air quality and comfort are...Read More...

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Contractor Cited By OSHA For Wall Collapse, Fall Hazards

Cesar Mendoza, d.b.a. KI Management cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site; faces more than $190,000 in proposed...Read More...

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Climate Change Deniers, Wake Up And Smell The Methane

In the words of George Carlin, "The planet's going to be fine. It's going to shake us off like a bad case of fleas." In the words of Business Facilities Editor Jack Rogers, the shaking-off process has...Read More...

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“Code Officials: Keeping Fire in its Place” Is Theme For Building Safety Month Week 1

Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving...Read More...

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President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

Proclamation recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings secure and help maintain a resilient, energy-efficient...Read More...

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What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You Facing?

Nearly 70% of Americans had not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years, according to a 2012 survey by FEMA....Read More...

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Friday (Fitness) Funny: Workers Feel Like Beached Whales, Not Beach Bodies

New CareerBuilder survey reveals who is most likely to gain weight on the...Read More...

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Real Tactics To Master A Rocky Recovery

CRE teams need a new playbook to meet increasing demand for short-term cost savings. They'll find it at Real Street...Read More...

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FM Frequency: Occupant Well-Being

Cleaning policies are paramount, but other aspects impact the health quotient of a...Read More...

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Employee Activists Spark A New Social Movement

Study from Weber Shandwick indicates that 21% of employees are "employee activists" and 56% of employees actively defend their companies and serve as first...Read More...