The need to make workspaces safe is a significant topic for employers and employees, as well as property owners and managers. Organizations are under pressure from their employees and tenants, with many asking, “What are you doing to make sure it’s safe for me to return to the workplace?” There may also be legislative requirements regarding
With employees focused on health and safety more intensely than before, the workplace environment and safety performance are new areas of competition among employers to attract and retain the best and brightest employees. In fact, according to a 2017 survey of 1,011 U.S. adults who work at small businesses, the safety of the work environment was among the top criteria that employees consider when evaluating a new job offer.
The proper operation and maintenance of buildings and facilities has become a key factor as countries around the world ease COVID-19 lockdown measures and reactivate economies. As buildings reopen to regular occupancy levels, what steps should businesses, schools, and communities take when looking to keep employees, customers, tenants, and the public safe — while also protecting the organization?
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As workplaces open again under COVID-19 guidelines, companies and businesses need to consider another potential risk for employees who are re-entering vacated workplaces – Legionnaire’s Disease. This is a severe …