If you're the maintenance supervisor at a health care location, hospital, nursing home, or any place where cleanliness is more than just putting up good appearances – the floors are one of the most important things to focus on.
From automated hand hygiene systems to automatic soap dispensers and antibacterial dispensers, these are tools found in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and even businesses. If you're the facility manager and in charge of purchasing this type of equipment, it is important to know if they work well and what the maintenance will encompass.
Like anything in life, once you become behind in something – things start to snowball. This snowball effect is especially relevant when it comes to running a facility. Once the work gets behind, it is harder to catch up on it and get back to some semblance of normal operations.
When it comes to running a maintenance department, one of the things you have to consider is how to save money and make the facility you work at more cost effective. One way to save money on heating and cooling costs is with solar window film.
Not every maintenance department has to deal with vandalism or graffiti removal, but with Maintenance Work Order Software you can aleviate the stress of dealing with this issue. If you are in an area where this does happen from time to time, getting it removed quickly is key in keeping up with a clean and aesthetically pleasing area.
When running a maintenance department, you have enough to keep yourself busy without having to worry about germs but keeping your facility and property healthy during flu season is important as well as your day-to-day tasks.
In the past, if you ran a maintenance facility you had to be physically present to take care of the things that make your facility successful. All of the maintenance requests had to be handled in person, the preventative maintenance, keeping up with work orders, and more.
It’s a great time to be a facility manager. Not only do we get to work in and for some of the most modern and greatest buildings ever built, we now get to work with facility management systems that, a mere decade ago, were just a pipe dream. But, these new systems are here now and being used in North America and around the world.