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The importance of exit routes

November 6, 2019


                              An exit route is defined as a continuous and unobstructed path of exit from any point within a facility to a place of safety. According …

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Green life at the office

October 30, 2019


                              Plants and workspaces are a good match. The benefits we experience around plants include enhanced self-esteem, reduced stress levels, and feelings of revitalization. Plants can …

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It’s Time to Consider Solar Power for Your Facilities

September 18, 2019


Corporations and small businesses alike are learning the benefits of solar power for long-term energy benefits. Offices and their massive energy, electric and water bills are lowering their long-term costs and increasing their environmental sustainability by switching to solar. The …

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Why a Four Day Work Week is Garnering Attention

September 4, 2019


                              Talk of the four-day work week has been swirling around for the past decade, but most companies have not jumped on board to the idea. …

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Creating an Effective Hazardous Communication Program

August 28, 2019


Many industries can present hazards for employees in the form of toxic chemicals. Employers and managers can mitigate this risk is by implementing an effective communication program. Employers that have hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required by the Occupational …

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Prepare Your School for an Active Shooter

August 21, 2019


As students prepare to return to class, it’s important campus security personnel outline a plan to train faculty, staff and students for active shooter situations. To be adequately prepared, institutions must include everyone in training and drills, not just their …

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How to Maintain an Eco-Friendly Campus

August 14, 2019


In recent years, colleges and universities have started taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint. What and how colleges choose to repurpose and recycle plays an important role in a school’s sustainability and a facilities manager can help implement and …

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