Workplace

asbestos in the workplace

REMI Network

E-course helps manage asbestos in the workplace

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety launched an e-course to help recognize, assess and manage asbestos-related risks in the workplace.
workplace restrooms

REMI Network

Employee perceptions of workplace restrooms: survey

Employees say the condition of a workplace restroom reflects how much a company values its workforce, according to a new survey.
asbestos in the workplace

REMI Network

Canada enforces new regs for handling workplace asbestos

Canada enforced changes to occupational health and safety regulations on workplace asbestos today and declared updates to national building codes.
MikeHolmes

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Grant awarded to study workplace ergonomics

Michael Holmes was awarded a grant of nearly $100,000 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation to study workplace ergonomics and making work a safer place.
radon

REMI Network

Tips for reducing radon in the workplace

The winter season brings increased levels of radon in the workplace, and is a prime time to test for and address any issues.
ethics

Canadian Property Management

Ethics and Good Decision-Making in Real Estate

“Leadership has an ethical core, and ethics means not just making good decisions, but leading others in making good decisions.” – Chris MacDonald, Founding Director
Teknion

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion wins six awards at Best of NeoCon 2016

Teknion Corporation, the designer of innovative office furniture, office systems and ergonomic accessories, won six prestigious awards including the top prize at Best of NeoCon
construction trends

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New Occupational Health Clinic opens in Ottawa

Ontario has opened a new Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) in Ottawa, dedicated to help treat and reduce workplace-related injuries and diseases for
new training facility Fort McMurray

Canadian Property Management

Workplace tragedy spurs call for risk framework

Industry is urged to implement risk management framework after a project manager was found guilty of criminal negligence in the '‘swing stage case."
Teknion

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Teknion opens new Toronto Collaboration Hub

Teknion, a furniture design firm, has opened a new Toronto Collaboration Hub in the city’s downtown core. The space features several different workplace planning styles,
BOMA BEST

Canadian Facility Management & Design

BOMA BEST workplace project to launch 2016

BOMA BEST has announced that its Sustainable Workplaces pilot project was successfully completed. The aim of the project is to help organizations become more sustainable
IIDEXCanada

REMI Network

IIDEXCanada to feature new national summits

IIDEXCanada 2015 is introducing three new national summits that will challenge significant issues impacting the future of the real estate industry.
leadership

Canadian Facility Management & Design

FMs increasingly involved with decision-making

According to a report by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the roles of facility management (FM) and real estate professionals have become increasingly important
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Study finds ideal sit-to-stand ratio for employees

A new laboratory-controlled study, funded by office furniture designer and manufacturer Teknion Corporation (Teknion), has found that employees who change positions throughout the workday are less likely to develop lower-back pain, cardiovascular disease and cancer than their co-workers. Teknion came to these conclusions based on research of sit-stand workstations and their health benefits.
Open-Space Office

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Furniture manufacturer wins five design awards

Office furniture designer Teknion Corporation (Teknion) was the recipient of five design awards at the annual Good Design Awards, held by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in collaboration with The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The Good Design Awards celebrate innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs from around the world.