Posts Tagged ‘Disaster Planning’

Key Groups Support Safe Building Code Incentive Act

Key Groups Support Safe Building Code Incentive Act

In addition to saving lives and reducing property loss, statewide building codes based on recognized standards can protect the environment from waste caused by rebuilding after a...Read More...

Bouncing Back From A Major Catastrophe

Bouncing Back From A Major Catastrophe

The disaster plans of many international organizations and businesses have been put to the test by recent world events and some were found lacking, according to risk management...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ICE PACK Emergency Sustainment Systems

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ICE PACK Emergency Sustainment Systems

Ashbury International Group, Inc. offers kits containing a three or more day supply of provisions during an emergency or disaster event....Read More...

Stadium Outage Underscores Importance of Facilities Personnel

Stadium Outage Underscores Importance of Facilities Personnel

The importance of facilities management was underscored on Sunday when nearly 81,000 people sat in total darkness for a few seconds at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The power outage brought Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to a halt....Read More...

Disaster Prevention and Response Goal of Agreement

Disaster Prevention and Response Goal of Agreement

A memorandum of understanding calls for FEMA and ICC to support the maintenance, adoption, outreach, training, and enforcement of disaster-resistant building safety codes to reduce human and economic losses resulting from natural hazards including hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf...Read More...