Security & Life Safety
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
This is why building managers should have an emergency plan in place. Besides potentially helping to save lives, it can reduce damage and minimize downtime.
UVGI technology is emerging as an effective tool in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections in Canadian hospitals.
One-third of Canadian small business leaders said in a survey that they have no protocol in place for storing or disposing of confidential information. But there are simple steps they can take to mitigate their data breach risk.
The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
The City of Toronto is investigating the use of visual aids to delineate where private property rights end and public property begins. The move follows
Property managers must balance tenant satisfaction, building operations and sustainability trends when monitoring indoor air quality.
Hotel renovations are essential for staying competitive. But management must balance guest facing upgrades with non-guest facing improvements.
Insufficient lighting, tight traffic patterns and poor drivers can lead to serious damage in parking lots, and therefore costly repairs.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre was once the largest mall in the world . After four upgrades in the last 10 years, it is about to undergo another expansion.
For building managers, a thorough and up-to-date fire safety plan is vital for both the safety of occupants and the preservation of the premises.
Theory became reality for many of Calgary's building owners and managers late last week as flood waters ...
Studies examining the effectiveness of implementing ceiling lifts have found decreases in injury rates, decreases in workers’ compensation claims, perceived decreases in the risk of injury and improved morale with a decrease in absenteeism.
Water spills, leaks and floods are a common occurrence that can have a costly impact on public and workplace safety and building operations.
Manitoba is the first Canadian province to mandate automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in specific facilities.
By 2020, information security will become the key enabler in allowing organizations to operate in a highly collaborative world where workers can utilize any device they want and run virtual applications (or "apps") that are hosted and secured ...