Facilities managers should understand the importance of meeting current building codes, both when constructing and when maintaining safe and sustainable facilities. This infographic offers key reasons why building codes matter, courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To read more about building codes and how they are updated, be sure to check out “Back […]
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Lesley Groff, Senior Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds at UGI Utilities Inc., explains whether new facility managers should review a facility’s existing safety plan. This clip was taken from a recent webinar panel session titled “The Facility Manager’s Role in Maintaining a Safe Workplace.” The full session is […]
Part of a facility manager’s job is fire safety, which includes protecting life and property in a building from fire. In recognition of Arson Awareness Week, which is the first full week of May, here are 6 ways to protect your facility from arson. For more ways to protect your facility from fire, read Facilities […]
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Jamie Hamilton, senior building security, energy, and branding consultant at NGS, explains why windows are a security weakness at facilities. This clip was taken from a recent webinar panel session titled “How to Improve Building Sustainability, Resilience, and Aesthetics at the Same Time.” The full session is available […]
Too much stress on a job can greatly impact a person’s mental and physical well-being. In recognition of National Stress Awareness Month in April, here are 10 tips to help facilities managers combat stress and stay healthy.
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Caitlin Horsley, senior manager of ESG programs at F5, discusses the key pillars of ESG initiatives. This clip was taken from a recent webinar panel session titled “Why Your ESG Strategy Relies on Facilities Management.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand here.
More women are joining the FM industry, yet they still only make up about 20% of its workforce. In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, here are 10 tips to help women not only succeed, but thrive while bridging the gender gap. (For additional advice from women in FM, read “Faces of […]
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Kurt Neubek, an architect, certified facility manager, and firmwide healthcare practice leader with Page, discusses the impact that sustainability and changing building codes may have on facilities management.
Safety and compliance are paramount for facilities management. Personal protective equipment (PPE) can play a major role in workplace safety, and in various industries, it has been required for years. This infographic covers what you need to know about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) workplace PPE requirements. For even more information, check out […]
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Joanna Frank, founding president and CEO of the Center for Active Design (CfAD) and operator of the Fitwel certification program, breaks down healthy buildings. This clip was taken from a recent webinar session titled “Healthy Building Strategies: Putting Sustainability and People First.” The full session is available for […]