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.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some...Read More...

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities....Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies....Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained....Read More...

Essential Winter Maintenance

Essential Winter Maintenance

Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental...Read More...

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003...Read More...

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Bonus Feature: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Imagine for a moment an employee or tenant who suddenly collapses from cardiac arrest and needs medical attention immediately. From the March 2003...Read More...

Bonus Feature: The Handbook To Building – MasterFormat

This standard, used traditionally for the construction industry, is expanding to include facility management responsibilities. From the March 2003 issue....Read More...