Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Emergency planning articles below.
The developer of emergency planning and response systems for facilities has partnered with the facility mapping provider to strengthen offerings.
Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.
Facility managers and others who create emergency preparedness plans know that periodic testing and updates are crucial to protecting people, property, and operations in the event of a disaster.
Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster recovery/business continuity.
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