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For Facility Management Leaders, Safety Never Sleeps

April 27, 2012


On-the-job injuries are no joke, neither for the individual, nor the organization. Many facility management teams experience daily contact with a variety of chemical, radiological, physical, electrical or mechanical workplace hazards. However by following proper safety protocol and correctly using …

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Step Up For Your Facility’s Future

April 18, 2012


The majority of us in facilities management arrived at our first facilities job while looking for something else. We did not attend a high school or college “career day” looking for a career in health care facilities management. We did …

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The Facility Assessment: An Essential Planning Tool

March 8, 2012


How well do you know your facility? Administrators and/or board members may need the details of your infrastructure facility conditions, ranked by priority and severity in the case of system failure, at a moment’s notice. Prepare yourself to address concerns …

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The Advantages of Advancement: CAFM

February 29, 2012


Computer-aided facility management (CAFM) programs have altered the facility management landscape in both helpful and profound ways. CAFMs carry with them the advantages of: Increased efficiency Operational & strategic facility management support Space usage tracking Space occupancy identification Space scenario planning …

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In 2012, The NFPA Gives Safety A Facelift

January 25, 2012


“Better safe than sorry,” should be the motto of every facility manager or safety officer. Safety regulations shift every year, bringing more relevant, efficient and useful practices and facility standards to the industry. Although it may prove difficult to spot …

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Prepare Your Health Care Facility To Mop Up Water Loss Issues

December 21, 2011


Utilities can become a big cost when any facility is managed inefficiently. Wasted power, poorly maintained technology and incomplete prevention strategies all contribute to lost profits and higher monthly utility bills. In the everything-critical healthcare industry with constantly shrinking budgets …

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Outstanding Quality Recognized By Industry Experts

November 23, 2011


High quality service delivery – that’s Vanguard Resources’ specialty. Recently, the facility management leader was again recognized for excellence, this time by FacilitiesNet and Upturn Solutions as a top Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) provider. Experts credit Vanguard Resources’ use …

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Facilities Management Contract Awarded to Vanguard

July 30, 2011


Towncreek Retirement Community in Huntsville, Texas contracted Vanguard to provide Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Food & Nutrition Services to its residents in February. We look forward to providing services at Towncreek to build independence and control for residents in an atmosphere that promotes …

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