Tag: facility safety

‘Practice Like You Play’: Officials Conduct Cyberattack Exercise for Super Bowl LVIII

It’s never too early to think about public safety. Football season might’ve just begun, but federal authorities and other officials are already tackling emergency preparedness for Super Bowl LVIII. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Football League (NFL), Allegiant Stadium, and Super Bowl LVIII partners recently held a new tabletop exercise in Las […]

Crypto.com Arena Earns WELL Health-Safety Rating

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has awarded its WELL Health-Safety Rating to Crypto.com Arena, home of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers, the NHL’s LA Kings, and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. “As an organization dedicated to delivering the most memorable sports and live entertainment experiences, Crypto.com Arena has been at the forefront of adopting stringent cleaning […]

Mitigating Poor Air Quality in Schools Now Can Prevent a Shutdown Later

Editor’s note: The views expressed in op-eds are the authors’ and do not necessarily reflect those of Facilities Management Advisor. As students return to school from a record-breaking hot summer, many are entering facilities with poor indoor air quality (IAQ), the effects of which can be dangerous. Though temperatures are beginning to cool in some […]

Protecting Patients and Staff During Hospital Renovations

In an innovative world where most industries’ biggest challenges are solved by technology, having the latest and greatest upgrades is essential—especially in healthcare. In fact, healthcare facilities continually strive to have the best equipment available in order to provide the best experience possible for patients and keep the facility thriving long term. However, with the […]

College Campus Fire Stats and Safety Tips

As the new school year draws near, college students across the country are preparing to move to campus in a dormitory or off-campus housing. Through their annual “Campus Fire Safety for Students” campaign in September, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) are working together to help ensure these residences are as safe as […]

Webinar Watch—Outsourcing in FM: Challenges, Benefits, and Best Practices

During Facilities Management Advisor’s FREE upcoming webinar, learn about how facilities management outsourcing is on the rise as organizations seek to reduce costs and focus on core business operations. However, outsourcing comes with its own set of challenges and benefits that must be carefully considered. Can’t make it to the live event? No worries! All registrants also […]

Top Trends in Healthy Buildings: A Guide for Facilities Managers

In the ever-evolving world of facilities management, there is a bigger emphasis on promoting the health and well-being of building occupants. Healthy buildings go beyond energy efficiency and sustainability; they prioritize factors that directly impact the health, productivity, and comfort of those inside. From optimizing air quality to meeting industry standards, facilities managers should consider […]

UT Austin Launches Campus Ambassadors Program for Safety and Cleaning

The University of Texas (UT) at Austin has announced the West Campus Ambassadors pilot program, a specialized safety, cleaning, and hospitality team dedicated to the revitalization of Austin’s West Campus neighborhood. The West Campus Ambassadors program is the latest safety investment in the West Campus neighborhood since the UT system’s board of regents allocated $8 […]

‘Prepare Now’: Updated Hurricane Forecast Expects More Storms for 2023

After releasing forecasts earlier this May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has increased its predictions for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic hurricane season. The agency has upgraded its expectation from a “near-normal” level of activity to an “above-normal” level, with up to 11 hurricanes predicted this year. Forecasters believe that current ocean and atmospheric conditions, such […]

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5 Back-to-School Cleaning Tips for Healthy Buildings

The first day of school is coming up soon for many students, teachers, and staff. To help custodial teams prepare for the new year, Cintas Corp. has shared a list of five recommendations to promote healthy practices this year. “Helping keep all school occupants healthy, especially students, is a top priority for all school custodial teams,” said […]