Most U.S. Employees Not Satisfied With Workplace Safety Efforts

Most employees (71%) don’t think their employers are following through on safety promises, and 65% believe their employers are not making an active effort to improve safety training, according to a new report. The second annual State of Employee Safety Report, published by threat intelligence and emergency communication provider AlertMedia, details

Business Continuity And Incident Response Planning

In this series, Facility Executive introduces you to one of the many business continuity professionals scheduled to speak at the 21st Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, April 24-26, 2023. In these times, when the need for critical information-sharing has never been greater, Continuity Insights offers insight,

Carhartt Grants $225,000 To Support Women In Skilled Trades

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Carhartt revealed the Spring 2023 recipients of its bi-annual “For the Love of Labor” grant program that dedicated this latest round of grants to award critical funding to organizations that work toward placing women in skilled positions. After receiving hundreds of applications earlier this year, Carhartt awarded

How To Ensure Employee Safety, Business Continuity As Crises Mount

Organizations today face an increasing number of threats that can massively impact both employee safety and business operations. Severe weather, active shooters, economic instability, civil unrest, and global uncertainty topped the list of the most impactful threats to businesses in 2022, and each of these continues to present a significant risk

5 Features To Look For In A Digital Twin

Infrastructures have become so complex that many organizations fall short when it comes to planning, implementation, and operation. Without the right tools in place, confusion sets in. Where is this cable route? Which ports are occupied? Which infrastructure elements are mission-critical? Are they redundant and is high availability for crucial

ISO 22361:2022 – Crisis Management Guidelines: A Closer Look

In November 2022 ISO released a new guidance standard,  ISO 22361:2022, to provide a structured approach to crisis management. In this article Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Principal Auditor reviews ISO 22361 and picks out the key points. “Crisis? What crisis?” This phrase has been used in music titles and political

Staying Above Water: A Systemic Response To Rising Flood Risk

Flood risk is growing at an alarming rate across the world, posing increasingly complex challenges to socioeconomic systems, infrastructure, and the environment. According to Marsh McLennan estimates, 18% of the global population is currently threatened by flooding, and even limiting global warming to 2 °C would cause this percentage to

Apple may bring ‘Continuity’ features to its upcoming AR headset

Tech giant Apple is planning to bring "Continuity" features to its upcoming augmented reality (AR)-- mixed reality (MR) headset. The tech giant has filed a patent application titled "Multi-Device Continuity for use with Extended Reality (XR) Systems," reports Gizmochina. This indicates that the upcoming headset will come with support for Continuity features like Handoff