natural disaster

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


business continuity plan

5-Step Guide To Creating A Business Continuity Plan That Works

Businesses rarely get advance notice when disaster strikes. Without a plan of action, an organization can struggle to recover, or worse, go out of business for good. The good news is that organizations can help protect themselves from the consequences with a business continuity plan.
emergency management

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.
active shooters school security

Strategies For School Security

From training and drills to access control, act with intent and purpose to combat active shooter and other threats.
natural disasters

Reducing Disaster Risk

Natural disasters can be sudden and unpredictable in the damage they inflict on facilities.
storm shelters

Shelter From The Storm

In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.
Earthquake Resilience

Earthquake Resilience White Paper Released

The document describes in depth the threats of earthquakes on society, and the economic benefits that come from having safer structures in a community.
workplace safety

Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned

When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.
natural disaster

Retail Facilities Natural Disaster Damage Survey Tool Released

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster.
seismic design and analysis

Seismic Design Training Courses Now Available On-Demand

The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.
natural disasters

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.
flood mitigation

Question Of The Week: Have You Addressed Flood Mitigation Strategies?

Virtually all buildings require a holistic solution, an approach that embraces components of different techniques.
video

Did You Miss The “ACT FAST: Decision-Making in Emergency Situations” Webinar?

This webinar video addresses decision-making during an emergency using the Boyd Cycle or Observe-Orient-Decide-Act (OODA) Loop, which apply to any hazard in any environment.

Is Your Facility Prepared For A Natural Disaster?

Cintas offers five preparation tips to help your business “weather the storm” and bounce back in a timely manner.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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