Occupational health and safety is a multi-disciplinary practice dealing with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace, with a strong focus on preventing workplace hazards. These standards are a basic human right that should be afforded to each and every employee, regardless [...]
SAFMA offers four accredited professional designations. These not only give facilities management professionals credibility and acknowledge experience; they also provide a measure of accountability as each designated professional must sign a code of conduct. These designations range from Certified Facilities Practitioner through to Accredited [...]
Technical facility management encompasses the management and maintenance of all of a building's technical systems. Examples of technical services include: heating, air conditioning, ventilation, electrical systems, plumbing, elevators, fire alarm systems, crane systems, doors, gates, building fabric maintenance, mechanical services, and utility efficiency
Business support services streamline and optimise client business processes. This enables clients to focus on their core business objectives while simultaneously benefitting from shared support services. Hiring fulltime employees for such business support services can be costly. Often companies outsource these services that include: [...]
In general, facilities managers are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of an organisation's buildings, ensuring that they meet legal requirements, and health and safety standards. Facility managers operate across different business functions, working on both strategic and operational levels. Main functions: operations and [...]
Facilities management uses data to better manage and respond to health and safety related incidents. It monitors all risks related to tasks performed, builds all health and safety regulations into procedures, and reviews compliance in accordance with health and safety regulations. If a facilities [...]
Maintenance scheduling is the process of scheduling planned maintenance work. It involves bringing all the necessary resources together to make sure tasks are completed correctly and on time.
The technical meaning of maintenance involves: Functional checks Servicing Repairing or replacing of necessary devices Equipment Machinery Building infrastructure and supporting utilities in industrial, business, and residential installations. Ensuring safe, efficient and compliant assets and infrastructure.
Outsourcing is a procured service that enables your business to adapt to changing market conditions and business demands. Some benefits are: Improved focus on core business activities - outsourcing can free up your business to focus on its strengths, allowing your staff to concentrate [...]