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.
In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.
Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.
The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
K-9 "Meadow"—named after Meadow Pollack, a victim in the Parkland, FL school shooting—is the first canine to graduate the K9 Academy as a school safety dog.
A recent survey by Everbridge finds a corporate environment with heightened security awareness has not translated into tangible preparedness for majority of organizations.
Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.
Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.
Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.
A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.
Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
If you live in California, the odds are in your favor. But if you reside in Nevada, you have our condolences.
View this free video webinar and you'll learn how to ensure that each aspect of your plan performs as it should so your organization can survive an emergency event of any kind.
The more than 1,000 members of the Metropolitan Resilience Network, a program developed by the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (INTERCEP), connect on shared threats to the region.
The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).
With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.
To ensure safety and minimize damage, Schneider Electric urges those in the path of the storm to take three essential steps to prepare electrical equipment in homes and businesses.
ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door and Curries have added the option of a retrofit assembly kit to their line of attack resistant product offerings.
View this free video webinar and learn practical tactics that enhance the ability to respond to crises and emergencies.
With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begun, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety provides resources on preparing buildings and sites for fierce summer storms.
CHILDGARD security glazing can be used in insulating glass units and paired with high-performance and tinted glass options to meet safety, energy, and other design goals.
The healthcare logistics company has developed a way for hospitals to quickly evacuate patients during a crisis and is making it available to California hospitals and transport providers.
Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.
The free workplace violence and active shooter training seminar for business leaders and C-suite executives attracted nearly 200 attendees in Florida. More are planned across the U.S.