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Emergency Preparedness - January 2016

The Emergency Preparedness landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Emergency Preparedness

Swine flu, backup power, generators, campus security, disaster response, disaster recovery, emergency planning, fire, onsite power, power reliability
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McCarthy Building Companies: Builder Awarded $62 Million Seismic Renovation Project in St. Louis

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HLW International: Ensuring Disaster Preparedness at 55 Water Street

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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger: Company Helps Launch U.S. Resiliency Council and Building Rating System

Building Operating Management
Using Planning, Checklists, Other Tools to Improve Resilience in Existing BuildingsPart 1 of a 2-part article offering experts’ advice on strategizing against today’s growing threat listpart 2: Other Building Resilience Issues Include Backup Power, Roofs, Preventive Maintenance

  


Building Operating Management
3 Ways Sustainability Complements Building ResiliencePart 1 of a 2-part article on understanding the link between sustainability and resilience in energy and water efficiency, building envelope, stormwater, and other areaspart 2: High-Performance Issues Link Building Resilience and Sustainability

  


Building Operating Management
Why Building Resilience Matters More Than EverPart 1 of a 3-part article addressing the new urgency of resilience and the need for more prevention and mitigation efforts part 2: Understanding Building Resilience in Area-Wide Context, Planning for the Unexpectedpart 3: Supporting Business Continuity Through Building Resilience

  


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IBHS: Institute Urges Public and Private Sector to Better Protect Supply Chains from Weather-Related Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
In Case of Emergency: The Facilities Management Role at Arizona StatePart 1 of a 3-part article on Facilities Management's role in emergency preparationpart 2: Facilities Management's Role in ASU Emergency Response and Recovery Planningpart 3: Arizona State Benefits from Emergency Planning Process

  


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NIST: Institute Releases New Community Resilience Planning Guide

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National Institute of Building Sciences: October Webinar to Look at Incentives to Mitigate before Disaster Strikes

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BOMA: Are You Prepared for Various Hazards? It May Be Time for a Tabletop Exercise

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National Institute of Building Sciences: Protecting Infrastructure from Disaster to Be Focus of Sept. 29th Webinar

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Johnson Controls: Katrina’s 10-Year Anniversary Reminds Building Owners, Operators to Prepare for Unexpected Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Resilience: Introducing a 3-Article Special SectionIntroducing a special package of three articles on resilience: Why it's more urgent than ever, how to make it work hand in hand with sustainability, and how to improve it.

  


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CBRE | IVI: California's Seismic Retrofit Ordinances Help Prepare for the Big One

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Staples: Survey Shows Many Employees Required to be at Work Despite Severe Weather

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Rainbow International: Cleaning/Restoration Company Offers Tips on How to Handle a Flood Disaster

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Response Team 1: Company Expands National Presence, Acquiring 4 Premier Property Restoration Firms

Building Operating Management
Workplace Violence: Eight Questions Facility Managers Should Answerpart 2: Planning, Drills, Communication Can Combat Workplace Violencepart 3: Look For Red Flags For Violence In The Workplace

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermathpart 2: Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospitalpart 3: Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

  


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New Dri-Eaz Furnace Brings Reliable, Mobile Heating to Restorative Drying Jobs

Building Operating Management
Disaster Response Planning Tips from Preparedness and Remediation Pros

  


Building Operating Management
Safety Questions Arise in High-Risk Labspart 2: Federal Publication Is a Primary Reference for Bio-Safety Standards part 3: Codes Prescribe for Bio-Safety Design, Agent Transferpart 4: 9 Questions Probe Weaknesses of BSL3 Labs

  


Building Operating Management
Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildingspart 2: Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Securitypart 3: Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

  


quick reads
Role of Voice Messages in Mass Notification System

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Part II of Webinar on Legionella and Construction Set for Feb. 26