Achieving Indoor Air Hygiene

January 4, 2022


With the ongoing pandemic, there has been an increased focus on achieving indoor air hygiene, especially in high occupancy buildings. Facility managers should aim for the highest air quality standards, with priorities given to human health and productivity as opposed …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

LEED Certification and Resilience Planning

December 14, 2021


The severe Winter Storm Uri in Texas in February 2021 caused both devastating loss of life as well as a financial fallout to the state of up to $130 billion, as estimated by the Federal Bank of Dallas. The power …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

School Options for Security Personnel

December 2, 2021


In 2021, there have been 28 school shootings across the United States resulting in injury or death. Back in February, we published a blog about how facilities can benefit from security guards who can monitor who comes in and out …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

Protecting Workers from Heat Hazards

November 2, 2021


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on October 27 to protect workers from hazardous heat conditions in indoor and outdoor work settings. With this release, OSHA begins the rulemaking process for …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

Dangerous accident during work. First aid

Tips to Ensure a Safe Work Environment

May 3, 2021


This week is North American Occupational Safety & Health Week, which runs from May 2nd–8th and raises awareness about the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace. This week encourages safe work practices and a commitment to occupational …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

April is Records and Information Management Month

April 13, 2021


April is Records and Information Management Month, and we wanted to recognize how records management has played a key role during the last year, especially as employees across many organizations have been asked to work from home due to the …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

Window Safety Week

April 5, 2021


Window Safety Week, which is observed the first full week of April, focuses on raising awareness for the prevention of accidental window falls and the proper use of windows for emergency escapes. While we’re naturally inclined to open windows to …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

Revisiting Emergency Preparation in Your Business

Revisiting Emergency Preparation in Your Business

March 3, 2021


As many locations throughout the US experienced extreme weather in recent months—and the danger that comes along with it—we decided this would be a great opportunity to revisit some key points of emergency preparedness. 1. Have WFH Options. Between COVID-19 …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

For more information on space heater safety please contact the Consumer Product Safety
Commission or The US Department of Energy or for specific information regarding your facility,
please contact Vanguard Resources directly.

How To Safely Use Space Heaters This Fall

September 29, 2020


The use of space heaters in offices is common in the winter. Even in warmer climates, winter mornings can bring on a chill. While these seemingly harmless devices may be an efficient way to heat a cold or drafty space, …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness

For a detailed analysis of your facility’s accident investigation, reporting and analysis
techniques, please contact the experts of Vanguard Resources.

Accidents: Embracing Them for Future Growth

July 15, 2020


Even the most prepared facility management team must deal with the occasional accident. Effective accident and incident investigation offers facility management leaders the key to the future, repeat incident prevention, and the minimization of accidental damages and their impact upon …

Categorized: Emergency Preparedeness