News & Announcements
Monday, August 22, 2011
The following general fire safety rules apply to all Columbia University Medical Center building occupants:
Friday, August 5, 2011
In a typical year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues more than 40,000 violations.
Monday, June 6, 2011
The NYC Fire Department (FDNY) issues Certificates of Fitness (COF) for various hazardous occupations and work activities conducted within New York City. Certificates of Fitness are required by law and enforced by FDNY. There are new renewal requirements for several COFs held by many Facilities staff.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Our bodies have a natural rhythm that follows the cycle of day and night. This is called the circadian rhythm. In the old days before artificial lighting, people would go to bed at sunset, and rise at dawn.
Facilities compliance proactively coordinates, manages, and monitors internal and external risks associated with building regulatory complianceTuesday, May 3, 2011
In today’s climate, regulatory demands on Facilities Management departments are aggressive and challenging. In response, in 2009, a centralized compliance function was established in the CUMC Facilities Management department.