Inspired by everything that can — and does — go wrong in a facility, facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter shares his take on The Twelve Days of Christmas.
Whoever said some things only get better with age probably was not a facility manager.
For facility management professionals, establishing a protocol for breastfeeding in the workplace presents its share of very practical challenges. An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workplaces to provide reasonable accommodations for nursing mothers.
In the second part of this examination, Carpenter breaks down the realities of finding the right player for the cleaning game in your facility.
In part one of this series, Carpenter explains how providing janitorial services to facilities can be a truly thankless task, but it doesn't have to be.
Keeping vital information up to date may seem like a tedious task, but it's one of the most essential aspects of successful operations.
Carpenter makes reference to a classic 1956 Gregory Peck film to illustrate the facility professional's struggle with duality.
Columnist Carpenter makes the humorous—yet credible—case for facility management doppelgängers.
It doesn't take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA inspection.