Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Disaster Planning articles below.
The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a free guide for facility management and small business owners, covering readiness, improvement options, and last minute prep.
From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.
Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
Actions ensure that businesses and communities are disaster resilient.
What can be done to prevent or mitigate the destruction of culturally significant facilities from fire events?
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.
Would you be able to assist or suggest various steps/guidelines to follow in making a good and practical business continuity plan?
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.
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.