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Avoid Becoming Prey To Parking Lot Predators

May 24, 2012


You make your worksite as safe as possible for your coworkers and employees, but sometimes even the most well-intentioned safety plans fail to prevent outside threats. The parking lot, particularly at night, has the potential to play host to a …

Categorized: Facilities Management

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Accidents Happen – Do What You Can To Learn From Them

May 18, 2012


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 future, repeat incident prevention and the minimization of accidental damages and their impact upon the …

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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 …

Categorized: Facilities Management

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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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Four Steps To A Successful Joint Commission Survey

April 4, 2012


Successfully completing your site’s Joint Commission survey should be one of the goals topping any facility manager’s priority list. Certification is more than just a stamp of approval; it’s an indicator of your building’s overall safety and quality. Accreditation status …

Categorized: Buildings

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Dining Gets Trendy At Large Facilities

March 23, 2012


Food preferences are a matter of taste, but good nutrition is not. Facility cafeteria managers have begun a new way of doing things. They are now making it a priority to ensure that onsite eatery menus cover both good nutrition …

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Managing Change To Ensure Best Outcomes

March 15, 2012


In health care, as in any industry, change is inevitable. Shifts in policy, new programs, infectious diseases and government mandates necessitate annual changes in day-to-day hospital processes; meanwhile fluctuating budgets and regulations drive shifts in staff and leadership. The way …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities