Active Shooter Awareness Training | Emergency Preparedness and Facilities Management

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 Trainer at EHS Planning and …

ARC Facilities App Wins 2019 Campus Safety BEST Award

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 help facilities and emergency management …

New App: The Smartest Way to Manage Facilities

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 so excited to announce the …

Facility teams can perform better with an ‘app’ rather than an enterprise solution

As per a recent survey among 179 facility management professionals shows the following data… Almost 86% of facility owners and building operators are not prepared for emergencies First responders often face difficulty acting fast due to inadequate access to basic building information like plans, photos or live video footage. And that’s not all… Everyday facility managers usually spend an hour …

Dealing with Emergency Patient Surge in Healthcare Facilities

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. How you manage and respond to the situation depends on …

Factors to Consider while Buying Facilities Technology

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. In this article, we …