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Are These the Best Public Restrooms in America?

What do a convenience store, an NFL stadium, and a zoo all have in common? They’re all finalists in Cintas’ 2024 America’s Best Restroom contest. Now in its 23rd year, the annual contest celebrates businesses that develop and maintain innovative restroom facilities. After receiving submissions from the public, Cintas selected the top 10 finalists of […]

Businesses Bet Big on Data Analytics and Integrated Worktech

In today’s hybrid work landscape, organizations are striving to strike the perfect balance between boosting operational efficiency and fostering robust employee collaboration. Leaders are actively seeking ways to seamlessly integrate their diverse software tools and processes. While they embark on integration initiatives, they are working to optimize building and facility costs with advanced data strategies […]

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4 Ways to Prepare for Emergency Response at Your Facility

Are you prepared if your facility experiences an emergency? Don’t risk unnecessary harm to your building or its occupants if you haven’t prioritized this important part of facilities management. When disasters and security issues occur, facilities managers need to act quickly and ensure they have effective plans to deal with emergency situations. During Facilities Management […]

Dollar General, OSHA Enter $12M Settlement Agreement over Safety Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has entered into a corporate-wide settlement agreement with Dollar General and its retail subsidiaries to make significant workplace safety improvements in stores nationwide. Based in Goodlettsville, Tenn., Dollar General is a discount retailer that operates more than 19,000 stores. OSHA frequently cited the company for alleged violations such as blocked […]

FMA Shorts: What Is the Importance of Worker Safety?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Scott DeBow, principal of health/safety and environmental at Avetta, discusses some of the main consequences of neglecting worker safety. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Mythbusting the Top Contractor Risk Management Megatrends of 2024.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand here.

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Under Construction: Top Facility Projects of June 2024

Facilities Management Advisor’s “Under Construction” series highlights some of the latest, most interesting facility project announcements every month. Sports Arena Makeover Scotiabank Arena, home to the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and NBA’s Toronto Raptors, recently started the second phase of its $350 million Scotiabank Arena Reimagination project. Owned and operated by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment […]

Faces of Facilities: Tee McCluster from Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants

Whenever customers order tasty treats from a Checkers or Rally’s fast-food restaurant, Tee McCluster’s goal is to ensure proper facilities management helps improve the overall guest experience. McCluster is the national facilities and operations service manager of Checkers & Rally’s, a merged restaurant chain that operates under both the Checkers and Rally’s brands and specializes […]

12 Facilities Management Certifications to Consider for 2024

As we entered 2024, many facilities professionals made New Year’s resolutions to boost their careers. Some will be going back to school to get a college degree in facilities management or a specialty such as sustainability or operations management. Others will be taking classes, or simply studying on their own, so they can gain the […]

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FMA Shorts: What Is the Importance of Worker Safety?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Scott DeBow, principal of health/safety and environmental at Avetta, discusses some of the main consequences of neglecting worker safety. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Mythbusting the Top Contractor Risk Management Megatrends of 2024.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand here.

FMA Shorts: How Can Facilities Managers Fund Technology Solutions?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Phil Zito, CEO of Smart Buildings Academy and host of the Smart Buildings Academy Podcast, lists some top funding options for facility tech upgrades. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Facilities 2.0: Thriving in an Era of Rising Operational Costs.” The full session is available for […]

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