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The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should include.
The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of teamwork.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that “sets a new benchmark” and establishes a “model of best practices” for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management (FM).”
Attendance is free for job seekers and is open to both IFMA members and prospective members.
Creating facility management standards is a challenge that many professionals face. Folsom offers some assistance.
While many facility management professionals have substantial “hands on” experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often appreciated.
For one facility management professional with an abundance of hands on experience, the path to career advancement is somewhat unclear.
More cases of this fatal illness have been reported, and facility managers may opt to take precautions.