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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.


Cintas Offers Revolutionary ZOLL AED 3

The innovative design and enhanced features of the ZOLL AED 3® help rescuers provide life-saving CPR.

Preparing Buildings For Hurricanes, And Other Extreme Weather

June 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and the NOAA Climate Prediction Center says above-normal hurricane activity is expected.

Illuminating The Importance Of Emergency And Exit Lights

Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.

VuWall2 Visualization Tool Offered As Free Software Download

VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.

ASIS International, Security Industry Association Form New Partnership

Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.

Data Centers: Best Practices In Challenging Times

As impacts of COVID-19 continue, an advisory report produced by Uptime Institute shares best practices to reduce risk associated with operating critical infrastructure facilities.

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.

The New Expectations In Facility Management: Smart. Connected. Tailored

In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.

Few Cities Include Robust Clean Energy Policies In Resilience Plans

While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.

Coronavirus Spurs Construction Of Emergency Hospitals In Wuhan

The building of Wuhan Leishenshan Hospital and Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital is an emergency measure in response to the coronavirus pneumonia outbreak.

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.

Create Your Organization’s Emergency Response Plan Today (Free Tools Inside)

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.

ASSA ABLOY Mortise Lock Status Indicators

Corbin Russwin and SARGENT released a new status indicator for, respectively, the ML2000 Series and 8200 Series mortise locks.

Friday Funny: Philly Skyscraper Springs Mysterious Leak

Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.

Your Facility’s In An Evacuation Area. Now What?

The Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) program partners with government to help businesses overcome restricted access areas.

3 Fire And Life Safety Products To Overcome Challenging Installations

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.

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Protect Your Building Against Disaster With Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.

Skool Dogs Graduates And Deploys First School Safety Dog

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.

One Out Of Seven People Don’t Feel Safe At Work

Workplace violence is on the rise, and new SHRM data demonstrates need for more workplace violence education, prevention, and training.

Active Shooter Preparedness: Turning Concern Into Action

A recent survey by Everbridge finds a corporate environment with heightened security awareness has not translated into tangible preparedness for majority of organizations.

Cybercrime Devastating Threat To Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.

AEDs Improve Out-Of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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.

Most Americans Don’t Know How To Operate An AED

A new survey from Cintas found that 63 percent of Americans are not confident that they know how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Keys To Safer Residence Hall Emergency Evacuations

Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

How Are Facilities Teams Using Technology Today, And In 2019?

A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.

JVCKENWOOD Introduces KENWOOD POC LTE Devices

KWSA80K and KWSA50K extremely durable, submersion-resistant push-to-talk smartphone devices are designed for hazardous and extreme conditions.

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.

Friday Funny: Will You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse?

If you live in California, the odds are in your favor. But if you reside in Nevada, you have our condolences.

Expanding On Mass Notification

When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Emergency Management” Webinar?

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.

Communication Key For NY-Based Resilience Collaboration

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.

Violence In Emergency Departments On The Rise

New research shows violence in America's emergency departments is increasing, causing harm to physicians, staff, and patients.

New Anti-Terrorism Guide For Commercial Buildings Available

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).

Elevator Preparations Essential During Hurricane Season

With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.

Hurricane Florence: Three Tips To Protect Electrical Equipment

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.

Attack Resistant Retrofit Kits For Existing School Doors, Windows

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.

Communicate, For A Safer Workplace

In the potential complexity of emergency plans, straightforward communication throughout an event is a consistent requirement to mitigate damage.

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