emergency response

Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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FM Perspectives: How the Smithsonian is Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic


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FM Perspectives: The Rockefeller University In the Eye of the COVID Storm

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FM Perspectives: Coronavirus Has Silicon Valley In Shut-Down Mode

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Solar Plus Storage Boosts Fire Station Readiness

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Healthcare Facilities Create Hurricane Response Plans

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10 Steps To Fortify Against Attacks on Soft Targets

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Train Derailment Highlights Importance of All-Hazards Planning

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Facility Design Strategies Address Evolving Security Threats

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Hospitals Prepare for Hurricane’s Aftermath

Building Operating Management
5 Steps To Emergency Preparedness For Any Disaster

Building Operating Management
Social Media, Tenant Relations, and Customer Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incorporating Portable Cooling Into Emergency Response Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Challenges When Making Temporary Cooling Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Immediate Access to Portable Cooling Units Essential

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Best Practices for Better Drills

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Empowering Facility Occupants to Respond in Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Emergency Response And Operations Facilities: Focus Design On Users

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Critical-Equipment-Room Planning In PSAP/Command Centers

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Flat-Panel Display Issues In PSAP/Command Centers

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Target User Needs In Planning Essential Facilities

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Ebola-Readiness Advice For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Ebola Awareness And Readiness Steps, Plus More Resources

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Using Social Media For Facility Maintenance, Emergency Response

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Drills Catch Problems In Time

Building Operating Management
Clearly Defined Objectives Help Make Emergency Preparedness Drills More Effective

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Testing Communication With Building Staff, First Responders Is Critical Part Of Emergency Preparedness Drills

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Information Gathering Is Major Benefit Of Emergency Preparedness Drills

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Drills Help Facility Managers, First Responders Develop Better Emergency Preparedness Plans

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How To Prepare Data Centers for Extreme Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good Organization Skills Important for Successful Reactive Maintenance Program

Facility Focus
Creating a "Red Book" Can Save Your Assets During an Incident

Facility Focus
Crisis Management: Why you need to be concerned

Facility Focus
Incident Trends in Educational Institutions

Facility Focus
Tips for Creating a Crisis Coordinator Program

Facility Focus
Why the First 2-3 Minutes of an Incident are so Important

Facility Focus
Understanding Technology Supported Emergency Response Initiatives

Building Operating Management
Robert Lang: Security Road Map Can Improve Decisions in Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Trained Immediate Responders Can Provide Swift In-House Action When Trouble Strikes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: Conduct a Business Impact Analysis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: OSHA Offers Training Materials

Facility Focus
Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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Fire Safety and Human Nature

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Maintaining a Fire/Emergency Response Plan

Building Operating Management
Schools and Universities Should Examine Emergency Response Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning for Emergency Recovery

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National Emergency Communications Plan Released

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Establishing Emergency Response Procedures With Outsourced Service Providers

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Fire Safety - Practice Makes Perfect

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Rethinking the Rallying Point

Building Operating Management
AEDs

Building Operating Management
Paths to Safety

Building Operating Management
In the Heat of Fire, Is Code Enough?

Building Operating Management
A Lesson from Isabel

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Homeland Security Hits Home

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Safe and Sound