Facility Safety Management

Home Contact Us Subscribe Buyer's Guide Media Kits Previous Issues Web Links BSM

FSM Buyers Guide







Follow Us
Join Us on Facebook Join us on Twitter




Today's News

New Mexico Recognizes Certification Bodies for Fire Safety Testing
WASHINGTON, DC -- The American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board (ANAB) announced that New Mexico has recognized the ANSI/ANAB Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies as part of new state requirements for the testing and inspection of fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems in buildings. [FULL STORY]

Escalating Workplace Violence Rocks Hospitals
SAN FRANCISCO -- Across the country, many doctors, nurses and other health care workers have remained silent about what is being called an epidemic of violence against them. [FULL STORY]

Prescribed to Death Memorial Puts Faces on The Worst U.S. Drug Crisis
ALBANY, NY -- The National Safety Council made Albany the seventh stop on a nationwide tour of its exhibit, Prescribed to Death: A Memorial to the Victims of the Opioid Crisis, by unveiling the installation inside the Empire State Plaza near the convention center, at the base of The Egg. [FULL STORY]

Construction Safety Expert Lally Joins Skyline Construction
SAN FRANCISCO -- Employee owned general contractor Skyline Construction announced that Tim Lally is joining as National Safety, Quality, and Production Director. Lally brings more than 20 years' experience in construction safety operations to Skyline Construction and its subsidiaries ACCEND Construction in Chicago and Skyline Capital Builders in the Bay Area. [FULL STORY]

NSC Announces Winners of its Green Cross for Safety Awards
CHICAGO, IL -- The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety awards to organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries. The Council presented the Excellence Award to Nationwide, the Innovation Award to Schneider and the Advocate Award to Progressive Agriculture Foundation. [FULL STORY]

Pilot Program to Assist Fire Departments in Identifying Risks
QUINCY, MA -- mySidewalk announced a strategic collaboration with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading information and knowledge resource on fire, electrical, and related hazards. [FULL STORY]

OSHA Requests Information on Possible Updates to the LOTO Standard
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requesting information on a possible update to the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)) standard. [FULL STORY]

John Caliri, Jr. Receives Telgian's Pat Ryan Team Spirit Award
PHOENIX, AZ -- The most prestigious honor bestowed at Telgian each year is the Pat Ryan Team Spirit Award.  The award celebrates teamwork at its highest level and was created in memory of Telgian associate Pat Ryan. This award recognizes the spirit of teamwork that Ryan personified, and it is presented annually to the Telgian Team Associate who best embodies his example. [FULL STORY]

PEC Safety and Veriforce Merge to Create Safety & Compliance Platform
MANDEVILLE, LA and HOUSTON -- PEC Safety and Veriforce announced that they have merged to create a new organization with a unified mission of reducing risk in hazardous work environments to help bring workers home safely each day. [FULL STORY]

BSEE Employs Data Analysis to Manage Risk, Make Operations Safer
HOUSTON -- The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) released a report highlighting first-year results of the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Program. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Critical Confined Space Considerations

A confined space rescue shares many components with its open-air counterpart. But given the unique nature of confined space work, there are also some special considerations to be aware of that deserve some extra attention.

To read this article in its entirety, click here...


Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List iconSign up for our Email Newsletter
Type your email address here