FMLink Newsletter — Operations and Maintenance– September 10, 2020

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This newsletter covers operations and maintenance news from August 13 through September 9, 2020.


Keeping workers safe — OSHA guidance on masks, testing, training, hygiene (Publications)

Find out how CEOs’ attitudes and agenda have changed since COVID-19 (Surveys and Trends)

Restroom care in the age of COVID-19 (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How to meet new cleaning protocols and public hygiene expectations

Smart restrooms deliver hygiene and more (Magazines » ISSA Today)
5 benefits of smart restrooms that are especially important during a pandemic

Reopening your building: A resource guide (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)

How to accommodate future climate change within your landscape (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))
What you must know now to be prepared for predicted changes to climate and extreme weather events

Did you know disinfection can harm you? See this best practices guide for schools from Green Seal, HSC (Publications)


If you need help finding maintenance, hygiene and janitorial products, see who is supplying the NHL (Contract Awards)

UVC PureLight 360 disinfection device

For a safe way to kill up to 99.9% of germs on surfaces, check out this hybrid UVC/LED disinfection device (Cleaning Equipment, Supplies & Technology » Products and Services)

To make sure your disinfectant covers surfaces effectively, see what these facilities use to make theirs “stick” (Cleaning Equipment, Supplies & Technology » Products and Services)