Tag: Natural Disasters

Baptist Health Care Pensacola Florida

Climate-Resilient Healthcare Design: Five Key Strategies

Baptist Health Care followed these steps to fortify its new Pensacola, Florida medical campus from natural disasters.
facility resilience

Preparing For The Worst: Planning For Facilities Resilience

Organizational leaders are focused on long-term planning efforts to prepare for an increase in extreme weather events.
climate change and violence

Listen Now: Climate Change’s Impact On Violence

A behavioral risk expert discusses how climate change is impacting human behavior, creating an increased risk of workplace violence.
Extreme Weather

Standing Up To Extreme Weather

Routine inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) is a critical part of a facility manager’s role when dealing with extreme weather.
artificial intelligence

The AI Impact

Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) in building operations presents new opportunities and risks for facility managers.
Compounding Disasters, natural disasters global storms with heavy winds and flooded streets, in cities around the world

Preparing For The Challenges Of Compounding Disasters

Compounding disasters, where two or more hazards are present, are forcing many organizations to evaluate their risks and response plans.
Lennox Iowa disaster recovery

Disaster Recovery: Lennox Celebrates New Start In Iowa

Five years ago, a devastating tornado caused major damage to the Lennox manufacturing facility in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Washington Fires

FEMA Authorizes Funds To Fight Washington Fires

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the McEwan and Tunnel Five fires burning in Washington.
Flooding

There’s No “Low” Flood Risk. Is Your Facility Ready?

With an increase in flood events, facility management professionals need to reevaluate their facilities’ risk assessments.
Flood Risk Mitigation

Flood Risk Mitigation: Protecting Critical Manufacturing Assets

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
temperature

Protect Your Facility From Spring And Summer Outside Elements

To protect your facility from outside elements during extreme weather it is important to check the surrounding areas for potential pitfalls.
public schools

Most Public Schools Feel Prepared For A Pandemic

The majority of public schools have a written plan in place for a pandemic disease, as well as active shooter situations, natural disasters, and suicide threats or incidents.
Extreme Weather Technology

Severe Weather: Protecting Facilities With Technology

How innovative weather technology protects utility providers and supports better emergency response coordination during weather disasters
Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Hurricane Ian Relief: Bradley Donates Hand Sanitizer Dispensers

To support hand hygiene of Hurricane Ian relief effort volunteers, Bradley Corporation donated gallons of hand sanitizer gel, a pallet of stainless steel hand sanitizer dispensers, and batteries to operate them.
window film

Window Film: A Cost-Effective Solution For Facility Safety, Security

Retrofitting your facility with safety and security window film can make unprotected glass safer by reducing dangers from broken glass.
building resiliency

Maintaining A Resilient Building

Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
Flood Risk Mitigation

Case Study: Corporate Industrial Campus Flood Risk Mitigation

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
Emergency Management

Understanding The Four Phases Of Emergency Management

When it comes to emergency management, uniform guidelines help facilities and communities handle natural disasters safely and efficiently.
Building Codes

Building Codes And The Right Roofing

Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
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.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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