Health & Safety
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
Avoidable disasters and regulatory changes have underscored the need for stronger building fire prevention measures in recent years.
The coldest temperatures often arrive in January and February, and that poses a real threat to various outdoor maintenance workers.
Although they increasingly rely on professional service providers to keep up with the complexities of compliance, owners/managers ultimately carry the responsibility for life safety and bear the brunt of enforcement.
The health and injury risk posed by floor mopping deserves increased attention.
Increased cleaning frequencies and heavy waste removal due to the use of more disposable commodities means the bodies of essential workers are taking a beating.
The CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces operate safely and prevent the spread of infection.
The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
The new GBAC STAR accreditation program is taking the complication and uncertainty out of reopening large Canadian commercial facilities.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
October marks the start of National Fire Prevention Month in Canada, a campaign that serves as a reminder to revisit fire safety and prevention practices.
For building owners and property managers who don’t do their due diligence, the implications can be catastrophic.
The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks' proposal is posted for public consultation until May 31, 2019.
WCB and UFred have signed a partnership agreement to increase access to training and resources for Saskatchewan employers to create psychologically healthy workplaces.
Ontario’s new guideline for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpel tunnel syndrome was unveiled this month.