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Stop Corrosion in HVAC Systems

August 15, 2013


Along with boiler maintenance, facilities managers always need to stay way ahead in the never-ending battle to prevent and/or put an end to corrosion in HVAC systems. The stakes are high for facilities managers and their clients, as HVAC systems …

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Learn The Truths About Healthcare Code Enforcement

January 16, 2012


Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction when it comes to the codes and standards that govern facility management protocol. Serious consequences face healthcare agencies when compliance standards are neglected. Among other repercussions, a healthcare organization’s non-compliance may provoke governing agencies …

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Severe Thunderstorm & Lightning Preparation

November 4, 2011


Thunderstorms can be exciting to watch, especially from the safety of your warm, comfortable couch. Besides staying dry, here’s another good reason to stay inside (and off the phone): each year, more people die from being struck by lightning than …

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Vanguard Resources Congratulates Employees with Coins of Merit

October 26, 2011


SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Positivity self-perpetuates, even in the workplace. This fact is what inspired Vanguard Resources Facility Management to create their very own, very special coin of merit program. The program’s creator, Dustin Powers, Vanguard Resources’ Chief Information Officer …

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Preventing an Office Epidemic

October 19, 2011


Epidemics affect and jeopardize all facets of day-to-day business. Rapid, rational response during an illness epidemic or disaster can save your life, the lives of your employees and your business as a whole. Make sure your facility has a “just …

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Horseplay is No Laughing Matter

October 4, 2011


According to the dictionary: Horseplay means rough fun. Fooling around means doing foolish, useless things. A fool is a person with little or no judgment or common sense. Safety Has NO Sense of Humor Working safely requires knowledge, attention and …

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Injury Prevention in the Workplace

September 21, 2011


Accidents and emergency situations can happen in any environment, in any industry, at any time. Each individual must take an active role to maintain a safe work environment. Drive Safe – Follow all formal safe-driving plans and policies for the …

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How to Prevent Office Creepers

September 14, 2011


Many people wouldn’t dream of leaving their computer or phone laying out in plain site, in an unlocked car. However, even these people sometimes think nothing of leaving those items openly unattended in their cubicle, at work. If you think …

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The Man Behind the Care

July 19, 2011


W.L. Starling, maintenance director of San Antonio’s Air Force Village I, takes home this year’s Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (TAHSA) Housing Professional of the Year Award. A sixteen-year Air Force Village veteran, Starling prides himself …

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