On average, the United States Postal Service processes and delivers over 493 million pieces of mail (letters and packages) per day. That does not include the additional millions of packages per day handled by other shipping companies such as United Parcel Service or Fed-Ex. On an average day, all of this goes off without a […]
Though many recent incidents of workplace violence have occurred in the public eye, there are still far too many that we do not hear about, and your facility should be prepared. This infographic, created by the Safety Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University provides a solid overview of recent statistics, potential warning signs, and outlines […]
Every industry has its own unique set of acronyms and abbreviations, and facilities management is no exception. Having a handy list of industry jargon around is helpful for those trying to break into the industry, or for facility managers getting ready to head off for a conference. This infographic from AssetWorks has you covered with […]
It’s that time of year again, when norovirus starts to rapidly spread through facilities across the country. According to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, somewhere in the ballpark of 1 in 15 Americans will experience a norovirus infection this year, meaning there’s a good chance your facility could be affected. […]
Though we’re just now starting the first full week of 2019, the year is starting with a bang. The most recent government jobs report highlights the ongoing addition of jobs to the economy, which continues to create an incredibly tight competition for the best talent. This infographic explores some of the recent trends facility managers […]
Every business has a limited amount of money to spread around, and too often, maintenance costs for the vital equipment at your facility take a back seat. However, as any good facility manager knows, spending a little on regular maintenance goes a long way to long term cost savings. This infographic presents a few ways […]
The new year has arrived, so let the predicting begin! In this infographic, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) presents their predictions based on their 2019 Trends Report about what retail facilities managers can expect for the coming year. Some follow already in-process trends, such as an increase in mixed-use spaces, while others, like […]
We’re currently in a pretty competitive job market, with a flood of energetic young graduates entering the talent pool each year. Therefore, whether you’re applying for your first facilities management job or if you’re a seasoned manager looking to transition to a better opportunity, you need to grab the hiring manager’s attention. The best way […]
Injuries from slips and falls are bad enough but are amplified when they happen on a rooftop. This infographic details some of the finer points to better understand the risks of working on a rooftop and provides some details regarding protection.
As a facility manager, are you aware of the differences between construction or maintenance? You should be, as the type of work performed dictates the standards you need to follow. This infographic will help you determine if your task is considered construction or maintenance.