Posts Tagged ‘Disaster Planning’

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Web Exclusive: Workplace Emergency Prep

Facility Executive spoke with Staples' Bob Risk about a survey the company recently conducted on workplace... [...]

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Building Safety Month Week Two: Bounce Back Faster From Disaster—Build To Code

Actions ensure that businesses and communities are disaster... [...]

This fire in an abandoned convent in Massueville, Quebec, Canada was so aggressive that firefighters focused their efforts on saving an adjacent church.

Professional Development: Protecting Historic Structures

What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire... [...]

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Emergency Preparedness Planning Essentials

The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should... [...]

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Web Exclusive: Getting Back To Business

When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its... [...]

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Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013... [...]

In Boston, the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was designed with features to protect against future hurricanes and storm surges. Opened in April 2013, the facility’s ground floor has no essential hospital functions and was raised 30" above flood elevations to account for sea level rise. (Photo: Anton Grassl/Esto.)

FM Issue: The Calm Before The Storm

In the face of extreme weather, facilities housing mission critical resources seek increased resilience. From the September 2013... [...]

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning

Folsom explains why leadership is among the most important character traits a manager can exhibit when disaster strikes his or her facility. From the June 2013 issue.... [...]

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013... [...]

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SPECIAL FEATURE From Business Facilities: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall.... [...]