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Infographic: Workplace Noise Exposure

Do you work in noisy facilities or around loud equipment? All of the human senses must be protected from hazards and damage in the workplace, including hearing. Here’s what you need to know about workplace noise exposure. (Check out our “Back to Basics: Noise Exposure and Safety in the Workplace” article for more information.)  

FMA Shorts: Why Should Facility Teams Avoid Relying on One All-Knowing Member?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, David Trask, national director of ARC Facilities, warns about creating “single points of failure” in a facilities management team. This clip was taken from a recent webinar titled “Capturing Building Knowledge with Mobile Tech.” The full webinar is available for FREE on-demand here.

Infographic: Why Do Building Codes Matter?

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 […]

FMA Shorts: Should a New Facility Manager Review a Facility’s Safety Plan?

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 […]

Infographic: 6 Ways to Protect Your Facility from Arson

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 […]

FMA Shorts: What’s a Major Weak Link in Facility Security?

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 […]

FMA Shorts: What Is ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)?

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.

Infographic: Top 10 Tips for Women in Facilities Management

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 […]