Tag: risk

Falling Ice and Snow – Mitigating Your Facility Risk by Mike Carter & Roman Stangl

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Falling ice and snow from buildings and structures can pose a real risk to people and property. If fallen ice is visible on a walking surface, are pedestrians likely to perceive a danger? If the number of “Danger/Caution – Falling Ice” signs that show up on our urban sidewalks is an indication, the answer is… Read the full article »

Do you have a Business Continuity Plan yet? by Stephen Brown

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

IFMA Facility Management Consultant’s Council (FMCC) has released a White Paper on Business Continuity. Stephen Brown says – I wrote it to give Facility Managers an informative overview of  a responsibility that is very often relegated to a lower priority. Many countries have expectations that responsible businesses will take appropriate measures to protect their occupants… Read the full article »

The Business Case for Capital Asset Management by James Reyes-Picknell

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Even where there is a high level of dependency on physical capital assets and poor performance, making improvements is a tough sell. We must be the translators of our technical ideas into financial terms for the consumption of those who approve the spending we need.

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Fall Hazard Risk by Kevin Wilcox

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Fall protection is a complex and challenging safety issue. But, there are five primary techniques that have demonstrated the most impact on reducing fall hazard risk in Facilities Management. While there are certainly other aspects to a successful fall protection program, employing these five principles has proven to reduce risk.

Risk Management in FM – A Deeper Dive by Stephen Brown

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Risk Management is a critical role of Facility Managers, whether you realize it or not. you can’t leave it up to other functions within your company. Managing any facility carries risk, whether to the facility, occupants or the corporation as a whole through action or inaction. It may seem strange, but risk management is important… Read the full article »