Content related to ‘Disaster Planning’
Would you be able to assist or suggest various steps/guidelines to follow in making a good and practical business continuity plan?
The Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, MS re-opens one year after sustaining damage from Hurricane Katrina.
For this professional, adopting a proactive and clearheaded approach has saved many things—including lives.
Are there any resources, organizations, or groups that unite emergency officials (municipal, state, and federal) with corporate facility professionals?
In addition to saving lives and reducing property loss, statewide building codes based on recognized standards can protect the environment from waste caused by rebuilding after a disaster.
The disaster plans of many international organizations and businesses have been put to the test by recent world events and some were found lacking, according to risk management experts.
Ashbury International Group, Inc. offers kits containing a three or more day supply of provisions during an emergency or disaster event.
The importance of facilities management was underscored on Sunday when nearly 81,000 people sat in total darkness for a few seconds at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The power outage brought Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to a halt.
A memorandum of understanding calls for FEMA and ICC to support the maintenance, adoption, outreach, training, and enforcement of disaster-resistant building safety codes to reduce human and economic losses resulting from natural hazards including hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and flooding.
FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.