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More subtle than outright violence, hostility in the workplace can go undetected. From the May 2013 issue.
With the end of each academic year comes a new wave of student pranks. FacilityBlog has posted about them before, but this is a new one. In fact, in Simi Valley, it’s an open and permanently shut case of senioritis at Royal High School. And officials don’t see it as a laughing matter.
EYE Lighting International has introduced its LEDioc brand lamps, designed for retrofit from an HID to an LED light source in post-top and pendant luminaires.
Ever since there have been buildings there’s been a need to alert people on how to get out safely during an emergency. Using a system reserved for emergencies—the fire alarm system—decreases the time required to notify occupants.
Federal agencies typically have hectic lobbies to manage. Attendants must quickly process visitor access while ensuring all security procedures are followed in accordance with Homeland Security Protection Directive-12 (HSPD-12).
In this paper, guidelines are established for selecting a new site or assessing an existing one. Common risks that affect the availability of a business are defined and techniques for minimizing these risks are presented.
Physical security is critical to achieving availability goals of mission critical facilities. Security of the data center accounts for it’s surroundings as well as data processing equipment inside and the systems supporting them. In this paper, systems for providing secure facilities are recommended and best practices for physical security are explained.
In order to optimize a security plan, facility managers should take a dynamic approach. From the April 2013 issue.