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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.

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact....Read More...

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FM Frequency: AH-CHOO! Indoor Air Quality Revisited

Spring is in the air, but from Columnist Crane, it isn't such a pleasant time for facilities that suffer from poor ventilation. From the April 2006 issue....Read More...

Directions: Asbestos In The Building

Directions: Asbestos In The Building

Facility managers can protect occupant health by requiring proper management of this...Read More...

Safety Trends: Holding Down The Fort

Safety Trends: Holding Down The Fort

Disaster planning requires a straightforward approach to the threats a building...Read More...

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act....Read More...

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it...Read More...

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

In his last "Material Revolution," Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations....Read More...

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems....Read More...

Flu Infection Control Tips

Flu Infection Control Tips

What should your workplace do to prepare for a possible flu pandemic? Keep informed, develop a plan, and implement public health programs are some of the tips offered to businesses by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Healthcare Practice Specialty group. Many occupational safety, health, and environmental practitioners on the front lines of protecting workers have expressed concern over outbreaks of...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast....Read More...