LORRAINE JARRETT, graffiti taskforce support officer for the West Australian Police Graffiti Team, provides some advice on graffiti removal and prevention.
How do you provide fire safety within a correctional facility? DR DARRYL WEINERT from AECOM explains that there are numerous unique challenges that need to be faced to provide a fire-safe environment where escape isn’t an option.
Statcom Systems’ TAD JUNG provides a comprehensive look into all the issues that need to be addressed in relation to fire safety in aged care facilities.
Fixed ladders that are cut to size with irregular spaces between the bottom rung and the ground are workplace hazards that could lead to serious musculoskeletal injuries, warns WorkSafe.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
Ageing commercial property in North Sydney can now receive an environmental upgrade under North Sydney Council’s new environmental upgrade agreement (EUA) program.
Some suggestions for reducing the cost and environmental impact of security measures, while still effectively protecting site assets and occupants, are offered by Norman Disney & Young’s MARK JARRATT.
How to minimise a facility’s risk of flooding and the ensuing damage to a facility that flooding can cause is shared by TERRANCE BEHAN and PETER WILLSE from XL GAPS.
As more businesses move to securely drive their cloud strategy, safeguard corporate data and effectively capture value from the cloud, trends in IT security, risk management and perimeter protection that help minimise the risk of downtime, information theft and data loss in the data centre need to be explored.
New thinking on safety research is needed for the development of more effective injury prevention programs, according to Professor Rod McClure, director of the Monash Injury Research Institute.
Why should facilities managers care about ergonomics? Facility Management explores the subject and consults a number of experts in the field in an effort to answer this question.
Office workers are experiencing unprecedented levels of neck, back, shoulder and arm pain as an unintended consequence of the paperless office, according to new University of Sydney research. Offices need to be designed to stimulate physical activity among employees to combat this.
AS1657 - Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders — Design, construction and installation has been revised and is open for public comment. A member of the AS1657 committee, CARL SACHS of Workplace Access & Safety explains the major changes.
There are 1000 to 3000 new cases of occupational asthma diagnosed every year in Australia. ANDREW SIBLEY of Desso examines the issues surrounding occupational asthma and indoor air quality, and looks at how this disease can be prevented and controlled in the workplace.