Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
The way to best protect properties from summer flooding is to develop and follow a well-thought out disaster plan, customized to the facility's location.
Since the parking lot is the first thing people see when entering a property, it should be treated like a welcome mat and cleaned routinely.
The May wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, left Canadians across the nation in awe of nature’s power and capacity for destruction. Now that the smoke
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
UVGI technology is emerging as an effective tool in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections in Canadian hospitals.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.
One of two sewers bylaw changes that are expected to trickle down to building owners and managers is on tap for the New Year.
Period load testing may be costly, but leaving a facility in the dark is costlier. An expert explains how to fix generator problems before outages occur.