After Hurricane Sandy, the City of New York went to work to make the city’s infrastructure and facilities more resilient. A consequence of their efforts was NYC’s new resiliency code, which “establishes guidance on incorporating projected impacts from climate change into the planning, engineering, construction, and renovation of City facilities.” One of the authors of […]
Unfortunately, the risk of an active shooter event taking place at your facility has increased in recent years. That means, as with any other risk, facilities teams (and the rest of the organization) must take action to mitigate the risk of an active shooter event. To that end, Michael Urueta, a FEMA and OSHA Certified […]
We are delighted to announce that Campus Safety Magazine is recognizing the ARC Facilities App with a 2019 Campus Safety BEST Award for its ARC Emergency module in the category of Incident Management and Response for Incident and Records Management Software. ARC Emergency is one of five modules in the app, and is designed to […]
Is your team using an app to manage your facilities yet? We all love and use apps daily – from getting driving directions, to checking the news or weather, to watching a movie, etc. Why not use an app to manage facilities? Instant access to information means working smarter and faster. That’s why we are […]
As per a recent survey among 179 facility management professionals shows the following data with almost 86% of facility owners and building operators are not prepared for emergencies and first responders often face difficulty acting fast due to inadequate access to basic building information like plans, photos or live video footage.
A patient surge in any healthcare facility is quite common. Since this happens usually when an emergency occurs, the hospital authorities are mostly unaware of such an event. During these events, the facility managers of even the most efficiently managed hospitals stay on their toes while ensuring safety and security.
Have you ever thought whether your facility management team is buying the right kind of technology? In order to make a successful tech purchase, you need to first identify what you need not do while deciding on or making the purchase. Making the correct choice in selecting the right technology can often be a daunting task.