Posts Tagged ‘training’

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Beating Bed Bugs

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Beating Bed Bugs

We have had several instances where bed bugs have bitten students, but the bugs could not be officially detected by a certified expert. How I could become more knowledgeable regarding this...Read More...

IFMA Unveils Sustainability Facility Professional Credential

IFMA Unveils Sustainability Facility Professional Credential

The International Facility Management Association has announced its newest credential, the Sustainability Facility Professional™. More than a building certification and rating system, the SFP™ will help facility professionals play a key leadership role in creating, managing, and operating sustainable facilities by giving them the skills they need to impact their organizations’ economic, environmental, and...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your...Read More...

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design...Read More...

BOMI International Waives Fees Until January 1, 2011

BOMI International Waives Fees Until January 1, 2011

On Monday, November 15, BOMI International announced it would waive all enrollment fees through the end of...Read More...

Online Office Measurement Standard Training In The Works

Online Office Measurement Standard Training In The Works

Three organization reach an agreement to develop and market an online training program for BOMA International’s 2010 Office Floor Measurement Standard, Office Buildings: Standards Methods of Measurement (ANSI/BOMA Z65.1 –...Read More...

Facility Training vs. Unemployment Checks

Facility Training vs. Unemployment Checks

As unemployment throughout the country remains at record levels approaching 10%, AFE officials urged state employment agencies to provide unemployed workers with training in facilities-related professions where there is a growing shortage of skilled...Read More...

DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a total of $27 million in National Emergency Grant awards to Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi to assist workers along the Gulf Coast who have been displaced as a result of the ongoing Deepwater Horizon oil...Read More...

From OSHA: Oil Spill Cleanup Safety Guides

From OSHA: Oil Spill Cleanup Safety Guides

Development of the safety guides and fact sheets has grown out of a partnership between OSHA and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to promote protective measures for Gulf Coast oil spill...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Train, No Gain

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Train, No Gain

In facilities management, training and education are essential parts of the job. The same holds true to an even greater extent in military training (which can actually be humorous, as illustrated by these quotes from military training...Read More...