Tag: Contractors

Fortifying Facilities Against Growing Wildfire Threats

It’s no secret that we’re experiencing a global uptick in extreme weather and natural disasters as a direct result of climate change. In fact, a study supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found climate change to be the main driver of the increase in fire weather in the western U.S., pointing to […]

How to Manage Contractor and Subcontractor Risks

Understanding how to manage risks associated with contractors and subcontractors and the importance of safety compliance were just a couple of the critical topics discussed during a recent educational session. Titled “Mythbusting the Top Contractor Risk Management Megatrends of 2024” and sponsored by Avetta, the webinar took place on April 24 as part of Facilities […]

Safety First: Facility Design with Security in Mind

Security consultants should work with facilities management on the design and implementation of security methods and technologies in order to have the best facility security possible. Facilities Management Advisor’s FM Now: Secure Buildings online summit was held on June 20 and included an opening keynote session called “Design Development Considerations for Security Systems.” The session […]

The Significance of Safety Signage

Signs are an important part of any workplace. They communicate critical information to workers and help keep everyone safe. But not all signs are created equal. If you want to make sure your workplace is as safe as possible, you need to use effective signage. There are a few key things to keep in mind […]

Survey Reveals Screening Contractors Should Be Everyone’s Business

As workplaces continue to bring workers back to the physical workplace in a post-COVID-19 environment, even if it’s only part time, they must ensure compliance issues are addressed. The cost of not doing so jeopardizes not only company assets but also, and more importantly, the safety of those in the workplace, including employees, contractors, and […]

The Importance of Refreshing Safety Training at Your Facility

If your facility relies on a workforce largely comprised of contractors, managing risk by ensuring safety has become increasingly important. Companies rely on comprehensive occupational health and safety training to enhance safety at their facilities and to mitigate supply chain and regulatory risks associated with poor safety adherence among their contractor workforce. They have realized […]