Resource pages for "disaster preparedness"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Facility executives should consider these strategies to keep critical IT infrastructure up and running through the unpredictability of hurricane season.
When it comes to emergency management, uniform guidelines help facilities and communities handle natural disasters safely and efficiently.
Preparing for the worst allows facilities teams to act quickly to protect occupants from harm, resume operations, and secure assets.
The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Celebrating its 40th year, the 2020 campaign promotes “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World” and includes resources on important topics like disaster preparedness.
Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.
HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.
Diesel Technology Forum promotes emergency power awareness in conjunction with National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (March 2-8, 2014).
Every terrorist attack or nuclear incident anywhere in the world causes much public fear about radiation—and distrust of government reassurance.
Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and mitigation.
The safety campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, model building codes; a strong and efficient system of code compliance; and a well-trained, professional workforce to provide public safety.
The CDC is taking the tongue in cheek approach to disaster preparedness in order to catch the attention of those who might not take the subject seriously otherwise. So remember, if you're prepared for zombies, you're prepared for anything.
This storage facility in southern Florida provides a secure climate for high value items.
Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to protect
Having guidelines in place helps mitigate losses. Guest Contributor Tony Rankin outlines a plan.
Planning for disasters can help facility professionals get their facilities up and running with minimal business interruption.
FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.
From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.
For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.