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Security in today's complex facilities is a significant part of a facility manager's job. Physical security, badging, access control, door locks, cybersecurity, biometrics, and other important issues are featured under this heading.

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If done poorly, workplace violence training can be intimidating, if not outright frightening. Done correctly, such training can be an empowering tool.

Question of the Week: What Mistakes Are Made During Workplace Violence Training?

Question of the Week: What Mistakes Are Made During Workplace Violence Training?

If done poorly, workplace violence training can be intimidating, if not outright frightening. Done correctly, such training can be an empowering tool.

Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.

FM Alert: Worker Endangerment Initiative Addresses Violations

Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division will work with the Department of Labor and U.S. attorneys for broader look at environmental and workplace safety crimes.

15 Steps To Mitigate Disasters

From planning to recovery, having specific procedures in place for disasters helps protect facilities from immediate and long-term damage.

Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they're busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?

FM Alert: Preventing Workplace Violence In Healthcare Settings

OSHA has unveiled a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.

Smart Buildings Survey: Safety, Security Outrank Going Green

Building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity, according to a recent survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research.

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…

Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.

Stepping Up Security And Service During UN Week 2015

While providing services throughout the year to dignitaries who occupy offices near UN headquarters, Metropolitan Pacific Properties ramped up efforts for UN Week.

Did You Miss The “ACT FAST: Decision-Making in Emergency Situations” Webinar?

This webinar video addresses decision-making during an emergency using the Boyd Cycle or Observe-Orient-Decide-Act (OODA) Loop, which apply to any hazard in any environment.

Lenel Helps Protect 69th Annual Little League World Series

For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management system.

Facility Executive | July/August 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at a multitude of security issues and their solutions. Also featured: HVAC, hospitality case study, pest control, professional development.

FM Frequency: Moving Targets

In the unpredictable arena of facility security, evaluating the organization and its physical attributes for a 360° view is an important starting point.

Trends Bonus Article: Effective Exterior Surveillance

When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility protection.

Trends: Multi-Site Security

With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.

Question Of The Week: Parking Garage Solutions?

Concerns around security, sustainability, ADA, and technology impact management decisions.

C-Suite Executives Lead Information Security Race In America

Results from recent survey suggest small businesses are falling behind in mitigating risk and keeping information secure.

OSHA Updates Guidance For Protecting Vulnerable Employees From Workplace Violence

To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.

Top Three IT Workplace Issues Prevent CIOs From Sleeping

Sungard AS study finds CIO and IT professionals worry most about information security, downtime, and talent acquisition.

Did You Miss The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Are You Ready Webinar?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business disruptions.

What We Have Here… Is A Failure To Communicate

Communication should be the impetus for an appropriate response during a security related event.

Organizations Changing Strategies As Security Environment Gets More Complex

Cyber security attacks can be more dynamic, changing rapidly and targeting with greater efficiency.

Focus On: Safety

Several recent safety product releases are featured in this latest post.

U.S. Cyber Security Survey | Fear Of Cyber Crime Up

Growing threats from hacking groups, terrorists, and government-sanctioned retaliation has individuals fearful of attacks and losses, research shows.

Hospitals Report Rise In Violence And Assaults

In 2014, one in three U.S. hospitals report increase in violent acts; employee turnover rates, low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.

Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for 2015.

New Product Flash: Usher Mobile Identity Platform By MicroStrategy

The offering can replace traditional forms of identity, like IDs, passwords, and tokens, with mobile identity badges on a smartphone.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.

New Product Flash: Situational Awareness Bundle from Status Solutions

This comprehensive offering provides complete and effective communication during an emergency and other disruptive events.

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