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Part 4: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

It is absolutely critical to maintain an updated Emergency Response Management (ERM) Program and to prepare the Facility Management department and the organization for unexpected events.

Part 3: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

What is Emergency Response Management? ERM or Emergency Response Management refers to documented procedures that outline how the facility management team should respond to an unexpected emergency situation.

Part 2: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

Now more than ever is the time to ensure you have a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and impact the way all facilities—from Government to offices to schools to Colleges and Universities—are used and managed.

Part 1: Emergency Response Management Planning for Uncertain Times

Facility managers have to be ready for anything from bomb threats to flooding, labor strikes, workplace violence and so much more. Particularly while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and impact the way facilities are used and managed, now more than ever is the time to ensure you have a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan.

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), which promotes family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September.

Protecting Students and Staff: Proactive measures that all K12 Schools and Universities can implement to help mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of Monday March 16 many public and private schools across the nation have now been closed. And the situation is continuing to change. School closures, self-quarantine, social distancing and tough decisions including cancelled meetings and other in-person events have become essential to help 'flatten the curve', slowing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and helping to ensure that key healthcare facilities do not become overburdened. While these are not the easiest decisions, they can help slowdown the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of all of students and staff is always a top priority for K12 Schools as well as Colleges and Universities, and it is now more than ever in the wake of the evolving global situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We encourage everyone to listen to facts and not respond to fear, and we have provided a list of resources at the end of this article.

National Preparedness Month and Emergency Response Management for Facilities Managers

September is National Preparedness Month. It's a great time to re-evaluate your current emergency response plan and find areas for improvement. It is vital for facilities professionals in all industries to protect buildings and occupiers.

The recent fire at Notre-Dame in Paris highlights the importance of emergency preparedness plans

In the wake of the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, here at Intellis, we have been interested to learn about some of the vital factors that allowed the French Fire Brigade to act quickly, salvaging the main structure and many historical artifacts after two-thirds of the roof along with the delicate spire were destroyed in a fire earlier this week.

These are the 4 things that Facilities Managers should focus on when developing an Emergency Response Management (ERM) Program

Facility managers have to be ready for anything from bomb threats to flooding, labor strikes, workplace violence and so much more. Particularly since 9/11, efforts toward emergency preparedness have increased substantially.  In this blog we will discuss the the 4 phases of emergency management to consider when developing an Emergency Response Management (ERM) Program and preparing the FM department and the organization for unexpected events.