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Municipalities are getting creative with budgetary matters, but one Missouri town took things a bit too far. In Windsor, officials even started a fundraising campaign to collect money for toilet paper, claiming that budgets had been exceeded.
Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind events.
Participants in the DRPP include the U.S. Green Building Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Southern California Edison, NV Energy, MelRok, and Skipping Stone.
By recognizing National Safety Month through events such as “Safety Awareness Day” or “Workplace Safety Week,” organizations can have a substantial impact on reducing workplace injuries and promoting a culture of safety.
AmeriCares often delivers cleaning supplies to help families cleaning up storm damage, as well as medical aid for evacuees with chronic health problems forced to flee their homes without their prescription medicines. The organization also helps to rebuild health care facilities damaged by disasters.
With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.
There are times when emotional issues can crop up in the workplace–regardless of whether it’s a personal conflict or a professional one. How should facility managers act—if at all—when called upon to console a co-worker or employee under these circumstances?
Could Escherian Stairs really be hidden in some ignored corner of the RIT campus? When is a myth no longer a myth? Is it when enough people buy into it to make it true?
Global FM member organizations on six different continents will commemorate World FM Day by hosting events all around the world and undertaking others activities to celebrate and promote facilities management.
Now in its third year, the competition, sponsored by PG&E, the San Francisco AIA chapter, and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, will award up to $25,000 in prizes while supporting state goals.