Emergency Preparedness

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


Enlivant Retirement & Assisted Living Facility WELL Health-Safety Rating

Enlivant Is First Senior Living Provider To Earn WELL Health-Safety Rating

Enlivant has become the first senior living provider to earn the Facility Operations and Management rating for all 215 of its senior living communities.
Winter Facilities

Winter Has Come: Facilities Should Prepare For Weather Disruptions

Kenneth Travers of The Hartford shares 14 useful tips to help facility managers prepare their facilities for winter weather disruptions.
E911 Compliance

Did You Miss Our E911 Compliance Roadmap Webinar?

RedSky makes E911 compliance easy: You'll learn everything needed to keep your people safe and your organization protected from exposure in this free video webinar.
Moisture Meters

Moisture Meters Essential To Contractor Toolkit

After a disaster involving water intrusion, moisture meters are crucial to assess and document the damage prior to replacement or restoration.
Alamo Colleges, Texas

Planning For Winter Storms

The Alamo Colleges District, serving the Greater San Antonio metro area, builds facility resiliency after 2021 winter storm and power grid failure.
National Fire Protection Association

Facility Safety Is A 360° Task

During 2021, the National Fire Protection Association (NPFA) marked its 125th year of protecting people and property.
Kentucky tornado

OSHA Offers Tornado Preparedness, Response Guidance

In the wake of a deadly tornado outbreak across eight states, OSHA's Tornado Response and Recovery webpage offers tips to keep workers safe.
natural disasters

Delivering Disaster-Resilient Buildings

Building commissioning helps secure standards that help protect facilities physically and financially.
Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week 2021: Tips For Businesses

QBE North America provides tips to help businesses prevent fires and mitigate losses if a fire does occur.
natural disasters

Take Action Against Natural Disasters During National Preparedness Month

The EPA is encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to follow health and safety tips to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters.
emergency evacuation

Onsite Accountability Technology: Digitize Your Emergency Evacuation System

In the emerging, post-pandemic world, organizations are redeveloping more proactive, accurate and intuitive solutions to ensure their emergency-situation responses are as intelligent and successful as possible.
Microgrid

Microgrids For Facility Power

Look to ESCOs when evaluating feasibility of this distributed energy resource for your site.
intelligence failures

Intelligence Failures Result In Physical Threats, Harm, Disruption

As companies begin to return to the office, new study reveals security and IT leaders agree physical threats will increase exponentially.
mobile devices ARC Facilities

Did You Miss Our “Must-Have Technology For Facilities Teams” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how mobile technology increases productivity, saves time in emergencies, and creates a level playing field for newcomers and legacy team members.
Hurricane Season

Conditions Still Point To Above-Average Hurricane Season

With up to 10 hurricanes predicted before the end of November, the Atlantic hurricane season shows no signs of slowing, according to NOAA mid-season update.
tornado

Tornado Preparedness Tips

With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
emergency preparedness

Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.
Fire Sprinkler Systems

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices To Extend The Life Of Your Fire Sprinkler...

View this free video webinar to learn about fire sprinkler systems vulnerabilities, why components fail, and how protect them from corrosion and freezing.
Hurricane Preparedness

Are You Ready? National Hurricane Preparedness Week

With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.

Six Critical Maintenance Actions To Prepare For Natural Hazards

These maintenance measures can improve the safety and resiliency of your facility during a natural hazard.

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