Posts Tagged ‘Emergency-Preparedness’

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Flood Barrier Shield By Zero International

This product is engineered to provide a watertight barrier that protects and prevents water ingress though doors and windows.... [...]

Emergency Preparedness: Facility Professionals See Room for Improvement

In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be... [...]

Commitment To Emergency Preparedness Still Strong

As the 10-year anniversary approaches, commercial real estate and facilities management professionals are still reinforcing the resulting changes and integrating new best practices to keep their buildings and occupants... [...]

Keeping An Eye On Hurricane Irene

This guest post comes from Bill Begal is a straightforward directive to all facilities management professionals who may have to deal with the aftermath of the storm that's about to strike.... [...]

Bouncing Back From A Major Catastrophe

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... [...]

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Japan Earthquake Relief

Despite the deployment of 100,000 Japanese troops and more than 500 foreign rescue specialists, the relief operation is being hampered by the damage done to the country's transport infrastructure, with roads, rail, ports and power lines crippled across much of the disaster... [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Codes Impact Facility Tsunami Preparation and Recovery

Triggered by an 8.9 magnitude earthquake, the tsunami in Japan that struck a 1,300 mile stretch of the country's eastern coast on Friday (2:46pm local time) has presented a second potential disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant near Tokyo. Damage from the quake caused the cooling system of the plant to fail, prompting Japanese officials to issue the first ever state of emergency for a nuclear facility. About 3,000 people living near the... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gemini Twin Pack Genset By Generac

This compact standby power generator produces 1,000 kilowatts (kW) and is suitable for a variety of facility... [...]

Fire Prevention Week Is Underway

President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation in... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Photoluminescent Technology, Leading Occupants To Safety

This article is provided by Robert E. McLean, CAE, executive director of the Photoluminescent Safety Association... [...]