Lately, the average time spent shopping is under an hour. In an effort to perpetuate prosperity, shopping malls have been morphing into what researchers call “lifestyle centers”.
A great place to live, work and play!
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. To commemorate National Electrical Safety Month, ESFI spearheads an annual campaign to educate key audiences about the steps that can be taken in order to reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss.
If you walk down the street, drive on a highway, take off or land at an airport, enjoy a boat ride on the lake, ride a train across the countryside, take your children to the neighborhood park, or ride/walk on public trail that activity has been in some way facilitated by the work of a Professional Surveyor.
Founded by NSPE in 1951, Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. This week is a time for everyone to celebrate and recognize the people who create today’s awe-inspiring wonders like cloud-busting skyscrapers and human travel to Mars. And a great opportunity to reflect on how very different our lives would be without daily marvels like clean drinking water, computers and cars.
Reflecting on our History . . . from 1932 when it all began to 2017 as we reach new heights . . .
Every day brings a heightened sense that there is a crispness in the air reminding us that another messy, wet, and sometimes brutal winter is just around the corner. Without much warning, temperatures, wind and heavy snow can bring about catastrophic damage in the form of collapsed roofs, ruptured pipes and even flooding.
Fire protection systems are essential to the safety of your employees and protection of your property. But more than that, these systems are essential in helping you to manage the risks associated with business continuity. Imagine the impact on your business or organization if a key production line were to go off-line for an extended period of time, if the runoff from a fire event were to cause an environmental impact, or if the assets in your building (from equipment to historical artefacts) were to be destroyed.
Even if you’re not heading back into the classroom this month, the back-to-school season is a great time to refresh and get back to the fundamentals.
We use water everyday in a variety of ways: drinking, washing, swimming, fishing, eating from it, and traveling.
Parks and recreation spaces have traditionally provided visitors with an opportunity for relaxation and recharge. They are a great spot for walking your dog, tossing the Frisbee, or enjoying a picnic with friends. Today’s spaces are equipped with walking trails, seating areas, fitness stations, privacy nooks, WIFI access and power blocks, and programming.
At SSM we provide a variety of industrial hygiene and indoor air quality services that will identify and allow corrective efforts for industrial air quality problems to assure the highest level of air quality in your working environment.
Integrating place, people, systems, technology and process is no small task.
“Thy fate is the common fate of all; into each life some rain must fall.”
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Whether your organization owns, leases, or manufactures space shuttles, IT equipment, fleet vehicles, biological samples, or spare parts, good asset management practices not only provide value but are essential to running a successful business.
Spottlight on Historic Preservation | Protecting our History for Future Generations
Spottlight on . . . Fire Prevention
Spottlight on Building Safety
Prevent disasters with a proactive approach to water quality. Protect your system with current and comprehensive emergency procedures.Maintain a current Emergency Response Plan to help reduce impacts to your system by unforeseen circumstances, or situations beyond your control.