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What Is A Security Risk Assessment?

August 15, 2022


A security, or physical risk assessment (aka a threat assessment) is an evaluation of your facility to identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities in its physical security. These assessments are typically performed by security experts and include looking at all existing security …

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Improve Your Facility Using A Registered Dietitian

August 8, 2022


Good nutrition is essential for improving the quality of life of your facility residents. However, it typically takes a team to correctly tailor your facilities menu for everyone. This is where a registered dietitian can play a key role by …

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3 Things Your Business Should Consider Outsourcing

August 3, 2022


Your business can handle most operations internally, but as your company grows, in order to continue providing quality services, outsourcing may be necessary. Outsourcing is the practice of enlisting the help of outside organizations not affiliated with your company to …

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Raising Leaders In Your Facility

June 20, 2022


“There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them” – John C. Maxwell As a Facility Manager, you can’t be everywhere 24/7, but you can …

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Cafeteria Options for Facilities

May 16, 2022


Facility Managers are responsible for everything from security and maintenance to individual employee needs. This includes creating a successful menu for daily operations containing easy to prep and simple to serve food items. A menu should be cost-effective and exciting …

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Trends in Fleet Management

January 25, 2022


Despite uncertainty linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fleet industry has seen continued investment in technology to adapt to new ways of operating and tracking fleet vehicles. According to the 2021 Verizon Connect White paper on the latest fleet management …

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Hospital Design Post-COVID-19

January 11, 2022


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety protocols and contagion control have become standard for new hospital projects and renovations, according to Building Design + Construction. In addition, the pandemic has emphasized the need for healthcare facilities to have …

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Reducing Construction Time with Prefabrication

December 21, 2021


The use of prefabricated materials can lead to key successes and outcomes in quality, safety, and cost in building construction projects. Prefabrication involves the manufacture and assembly of building components that can be transported to a construction site for quick …

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Data-Driven Planning for Energy Efficiency in Facilities

November 23, 2021


While investing in energy efficiency may help reduce maintenance backlogs, it may not address all aging systems and space within a building facility. About a fifth of maintenance costs happen during the initial stage of construction, so using data analysis …

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Password Security Best Practices 2021

October 19, 2021


In today’s digital age, keeping your workplace passwords secure from hackers is important. Passwords are basically the “front door” for hackers to illegally enter your workplace’s digital space. However, many individuals use predictable, easy-to-guess passwords which expose companies to the …

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