Posts Tagged ‘Disaster Planning’

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Emergency Preparedness Planning Essentials

The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should... ...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Getting Back To Business

When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its... ...Read More...

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Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013... ...Read More...

In Boston, the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was designed with features to protect against future hurricanes and storm surges. Opened in April 2013, the facility’s ground floor has no essential hospital functions and was raised 30" above flood elevations to account for sea level rise. (Photo: Anton Grassl/Esto.)

FM Issue: The Calm Before The Storm

In the face of extreme weather, facilities housing mission critical resources seek increased resilience. From the September 2013... ...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning

Folsom explains why leadership is among the most important character traits a manager can exhibit when disaster strikes his or her facility. From the June 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

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SPECIAL FEATURE From Business Facilities: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall.... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Is The Role Of FM In Business Continuity Planning?

Would you be able to assist or suggest various steps/guidelines to follow in making a good and practical business continuity... ...Read More...

Casino Case Study: Back In Business

The Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, MS re-opens one year after sustaining damage from Hurricane... ...Read More...

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TFM Names David Lenart Facility Executive Of The Year

For this professional, adopting a proactive and clearheaded approach has saved many things—including... ...Read More...