Survey: Managers Tackle Growing Regulatory Compliance Challenges
As maintenance and engineering managers continue to face pressing daily challenges such as cost containment and staffing, regulatory compliance ranks high on their priority lists, and this emphasis only figures to increase over the next year, according to a new survey.
Managers responding to a Facility Maintenance Decisions survey on regulatory compliance offered their insights about the future of regulatory compliance and its impact on their departments.
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It is no surprise that managers say compliance will become an even higher priority, says Jeffery Camplin, president of Camplin Environmental Services, which provides safety and environmental consulting to facilities. In fact, many managers probably deal with compliance more than they realize.
“This is really how (technicians) do their jobs,” says Camplin. “These guys are using ladders and lifts all the time for worker protection, the ventilation systems are operating, and you’ve got electrical issues and fire-protection issues that are continually ongoing.”