Tag: communication

How Employers and Employees Can Help Women Advance in Facilities Management

To help celebrate Women’s History Month in March and International Women’s Day on March 8, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) hosted a live webinar event on March 6 entitled “Mentorship and Empowerment: Insights on Advancing Women in Facility Management.” Report Findings The event focused on presenting and interpreting the results of the latest IFMA […]

10 Ways to Make Facilities Decisions Stick

Facilities management professionals need to find ways to communicate effectively with those they are working with. “Having a process to help executives make decisions in an informed way is very important to everyone,” said Kurt Neubek, a certified facilities manager with the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), an architect, and a Firmwide Healthcare Practice Leader […]

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How to Determine Whether a Chemical Is Classified as ‘Hazardous’?

There are always chemicals present in facilities, and it’s incumbent on the facility manager to inform their employees or tenants of potential hazards. It’s not always clear, however, which chemicals are required in a communication plan.  Experts at Enviro.BLR.com® were recently asked the best way to determine what chemicals are considered “hazardous” when creating a […]

The Importance of Security Communication Integration at Your Facility

One chilling realization stemming from the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks was the inability for the first responders across all disciplines—police, fire, and paramedics—to communicate with each other using the same radio frequencies. Are private sector security practitioners any better at reaching or talking to each other in routine conditions and serious emergencies?