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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.

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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...

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Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools

The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation's schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the...Read More...

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FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire...Read More...

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Olivet Management Faces $2.3M In OSHA Fines

Company knowingly exposed workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site during renovation of former Harlem Valley Psychiatric...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Too Hot, Too Cold Debate Goes Global

Office temperature is often a bone of contention between staff, with some struggling to work from the heat, while others wrap up in sweaters and gloves to stave off a chill....Read More...

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OSHA Announces National Stand-Down For Fall Prevention In Construction

The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dangerous Traffic Flow Around Shopping Centers

What measures can facility professionals take to address reckless driving in parking lots, particularly when it applies to delivery...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Fish For Everyone!

Instead of being frightened by "Squawking pterosaurs, wooly mammoths, a massive undulating octopus, and life-sized animatronic dinosaurs—including a 15-foot-tall T. Rex," they had a close encounter of the aquatic kind when the restaurant's massive decorative fish tank sprung a leak, sending diners, employees, and tropical creatures into panic...Read More...