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New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.


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New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Emergency-Preparedness

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Emergency-Preparedness articles below.


Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Six Tips To Propel Disaster Recovery

Hiring a contractor with disaster relief experience is a key for facility professionals to get their organizations up and running as quickly as possible.

Friday Funny: Helping Hands

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, it was tough to find a reason to laugh this week. But this collection of photos proves that even in the most challenging of times, we can almost always find a reason to smile.

Venture X Offers Free Workspace To Businesses, Employees Displaced By Harvey

Due the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, Venture X is offering free day passes for those from affected areas in its new, 20,000-square-foot flexible workspace in San Antonio, TX.

Over 10,000 Workers Working To Restore Power Due To Harvey Damage

As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.

Effective Fire Sprinkler Pipe Inspections

Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.

How To Prepare Your Elevator For Harsh Summer Weather

Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.

Dire Hurricane Season Forecast Could Mean Costly Losses

With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.

Mobile Employees Expect Protection When Off-Site

More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

NIBS Shares Recommendations With Trump Administration

The National Institute of Building Sciences highlighted its key concerns regarding making buildings better, safer, more economical places to live, work, play and learn.

Grenfell Tower Tragedy Proves Need For Fire Sprinklers In High-rises

The International Fire Sprinkler Association points out that automatic fire sprinkler systems are the single most effective fire protection measure available.

Facility Executive Live! Addresses Active Shooter Concerns

Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Company From Ransomware Attacks?

WannaCry and other ransomware have been making headlines: Here are six immediate steps you can take to protect your organization from cyber attacks, courtesy of EY.

Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

AwareManager, Vizsafe Form New Partnership

Alliance will provide connected solutions for stronger facility management, safety, and security.

Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance

With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.

New Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness Features From FrontRow

With one touch of a button, Smart Microphone lets teachers send emergency alerts and supports automated communications between the teacher and the response team.

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Energy Resilience Bank Supports New Jersey Hospitals

The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.

FM Alert: How To Prepare Your Facility For Inclement Weather

With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

Friday Funny: Starship Poopers

Three winners will share the prize in NASA’s $30,000 Space Poop challenge, which sought solutions to address how to collect and route human waste away from the body while wearing a spacesuit.

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans

For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.

In-telligent Communication App Enhances Facility Safety

This technology platform ensures building occupants will be alerted immediately during an emergency — irrespective of the notification settings on their mobile devices or the language they speak.

Stay In The Game, Ensure Electrical Equipment Uptime

With this year's Super Bowl around the corner, power protection at Houston's NRG Stadium is most certainly on the preparation list for its facility management team.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Door Assemblies By ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming now offer Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Assemblies (FEBR), designed to resist an intense, prolonged attack by one or more intruders.

ToughSorb Semi-Permanent Adhesive Mats From Brady

The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.

Wireless Communication, For Safety’s Sake

The Safer Buildings Coalition focuses on the adoption of in-building communication capabilities for public safety. This article looks at the role this technology can play in senior living facilities.

Question Of The Week: Do Door Barricades Compromise School Safety?

Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.

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