disaster preparedness

Resource pages for "disaster preparedness"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Hurricane Season and IT

Is Your Critical IT Infrastructure Ready For Hurricane Season?

Facility executives should consider these strategies to keep critical IT infrastructure up and running through the unpredictability of hurricane season.
Emergency Management

Understanding The Four Phases Of Emergency Management

When it comes to emergency management, uniform guidelines help facilities and communities handle natural disasters safely and efficiently.
disasters

Positive Preparedness: 3 Ways Disaster Planning Protects Facilities

Preparing for the worst allows facilities teams to act quickly to protect occupants from harm, resume operations, and secure assets.
Building Safety Month

Virtual Building Safety Month Celebration Begins

The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Kicks Off Today

Celebrating its 40th year, the 2020 campaign promotes “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World” and includes resources on important topics like disaster preparedness.
disaster recovery plan

One In Four Companies Never Test Disaster Recovery Plan

Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.

New Ebola Guidelines For Emergency Departments Published By CDC

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.

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.
National Sever Weather Preparedness Week

Emergency Generator Tips For Business Protection From Power Outages

Diesel Technology Forum promotes emergency power awareness in conjunction with National Severe Weather Preparedness Week (March 2-8, 2014).

U.S. Radiation Monitoring Inadequate, Says Doctors’ Group

Every terrorist attack or nuclear incident anywhere in the world causes much public fear about radiation—and distrust of government reassurance.

Week Two: Building Safety Month 2013

Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and mitigation.

President Declares May 2013 As Building Safety Month

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: CDC Helps Facility Managers Prep For The Zombie Apocalypse!

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.

High-Tech Facility Case Study: High-Tech Housing

This storage facility in southern Florida provides a secure climate for high value items.

Special Feature: Worst Case Scenario

Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to protect

Professional Development: Creating A Plan For Disaster

Having guidelines in place helps mitigate losses. Guest Contributor Tony Rankin outlines a plan.

FM Issue: Preparing For The Inevitable

Planning for disasters can help facility professionals get their facilities up and running with minimal business interruption.

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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