Tag: Americans with Disabilities Act

Back to Basics: Most Common Fire Safety Code Violations

To both minimize fire risks and avoid civil and criminal penalties for noncompliance, facilities managers must ensure their workplaces meet applicable fire safety codes. A National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) official recently spoke with Facilities Management Advisor about the importance of following the law and what facilities managers should look out for. “Facility managers have […]

Back to Basics: 7 Renovations to Create Touchless Restrooms

Back to Basics is an article series that highlights important, but possibly overlooked, information facilities management professionals should know. I have a friend who is not a fan of public restrooms for obvious reasons. However, when nature calls, we all must listen. When we stopped at a recently renovated Interstate 95 service plaza, he was […]

Ensuring Your Facility’s Drinking Fountain Is ADA Compliant

Whether you’re a facilities manager planning new construction, performing a renovation project, or simply ensuring your facility is following the law, it is important to make sure that your drinking fountains are compliant with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The experts at Haws Corp. recently covered the ins and outs of compliance during […]

That’s a Wrap on FM Compliance Week

As FM Compliance Week comes to a close, we want to take a look back at all the offerings and events that transpired throughout this exciting event! Monday Back to Basics | The ADA’s Impact on Facility Compliance  Our Back to Basics series highlights the building blocks of facilities management and essential information that any FM professional […]

Back to Basics: The ADA’s Impact on Facility Compliance

Back to Basics is a new article series that highlights important, but possibly overlooked, information facilities management professionals should know. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that all facilities professionals should be aware of, especially when they renovate their facilities or construct new buildings. This article will look at private […]