Municipal

workers

Washington, D.C. law reinstates pandemic-hit workers

A law set to take effect later this month or in March will reinstate displaced local workers as their former positions begin to become available again.
workplace virus rule

Virginia introduces America’s first permanent workplace virus rule

Virginia, the first state to introduce a temporary workplace virus measure last year, has voted to enact a permanent ruling.
clothing donation bins

Clothing donation bins may pose liability risk

Commercial property owners who host clothing donation bins could run afoul of their province's Occupiers Liability Act or Occupational Health and Safety Act should an incident occur.
building systems

Safeguarding vital building systems during floods

Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
ASHRAE Legionella standard

Addressing Legionella risk in buildings

ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
housekeeping

Certification in health-care housekeeping

Demonstrated successful experience in the health-care housekeeping field is often fraught with the pitfall of making and learning from mistakes.