Infographics

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Infographic: Clean Facilities are Valuable Facilities

As a facility manager, you’ve heard it plenty of times: a clean facility saves you money. How? Surfaces within facilities tend to collect bacteria throughout the day, from a wide variety of sources. Be it employees returning to work from an illness,  someone forgetting to wash their hands after using a facility’s restroom, or someone […]

Infographic: Wildfires Consume More Acreage Year After Year

To accompany their article, University of Southern California Price School of Public Policy’s online Executive Master of Urban Planning program put together an infographic that takes a look at some longitudinal data regarding wildfire intensity and severity. In accordance with these increases, the data highlight the exponential increase in the cost to fight each fire, […]

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Infographic: Do You Know The Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries?

Most people head off to work everyday feeling confident that they will make it home injury-free at the end of each day. However, as any good facility manager knows, that doesn’t mean that hazards don’t exist in their buildings. The following infographic from Creative Safety Supply details the leading causes of injuries in the workplace, […]

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Infographic: Reports That Every Facility Manager Should Know

Organizational leadership requires information to help their business’s function, and facilities management professionals can’t escape that fact. A key part of your job, then, will be tracking data and producing reports detailing everything from materials costs to labor. It’s good to familiarize yourself with the types of reports you’ll be required to produce so that […]

Infographic: New vs. Used Furniture: Which is Better for Your Facility?

When you or your tenants are looking to design the work spaces at your facility, form should tend to follow function. You need a design, and the furniture, that makes the most sense for your organization’s goals. In the planning stages, then, you’ve got an important choice to make: which furniture option makes the most […]

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Infographic: Minimize Risk of Common Workplace Injuries at Your Facility

Every type of work comes with some risk of injury. These can range from back pain to other musculoskeletal disorders, repetitive motion injuries, hearing damage, or even stress. As a facility manager, you may be called on to work with management to help address some of these issues, and as such, it helps to understand […]

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Infographic: How’s Your Facilities Management Resume?

We’re in a relatively open job market right now, with more jobs available than people to fill them. However, that’s not likely to last forever, so now is as good a time as any to revisit your resume to make sure you stand out above the rest. This infographic from iOffice has plenty of info […]

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Do You Need a Mobile Facility Management Solution?

An emergency at your facility can happen at any time. Depending on the circumstances, you may only have moments to act to prevent a minor problem from escalating to severe damage, or worse, a catastrophic loss. One solution could rest in the palm of your hands: a mobile facilities dashboard. These programs allow you to […]

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Asbestos Awareness Week Infographic

Last week was Global Asbestos Awareness Week—check out this infographic from the Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center (MAA) for valuable information regarding this persistent environmental, health, and safety hazard.

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Infographic: Proper Eye Wash Station Use

If you operate a facility where workers or tenants could come into contact with dangerous chemicals, hopefully you have eye wash stations installed throughout the building. Equally important is making sure that everyone in the facility knows how to act in case of emergency. When an chemical splashes into your eyes, you need to act […]