Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
Besides providing shelter and shade, the urban forest offer environmental, economic and social benefits so it’s important to take care of them.
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.
Flooding heightens the risk of occupational electrical-related fatalities and injuries when restoring power to electrical systems.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning contractors and facility managers that hire their own cleaning staff are often not aware of hidden costs that can result from custodial injuries.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta