No matter where you look, you probably see someone with their face buried in their cell phone. Many people consider more technology something that keeps us from communicating in person.
If you're the maintenance facility manager and want to create a safer environment in the public parking area, speed bumps may be the answer. While some people find speed bumps annoying, they actually cut down on speeding and when it comes to a busy parking lot, this is a safety measure that can help prevent accidents.
There is a popular show on Animal Planet called, Pit Bulls and Parolees. What this facility does is rescue Pit Bulls and other dogs and try to adopt them out. They use parolees as their help and everyone works together to ensure a happy and healthy environment for the dogs, and sometimes other animals that are rescued.
Parking lots are exposed to the elements and take a lot of abuse that can cause issues. Even indoor parking garages have needs that must be addressed in order to stop further damage. There are a lot of things that you can have done as a maintenance supervisor of your facility in order to ensure that the parking area remains in good shape for customers as well as employees.
While nothing may stop a dishonest employee from taking advantage of others, Work Order Software can help with keeping employees more honest even if they are tempted and keep accusations that are unwarranted at a minimum.
Getting behind on work orders is not only time consuming but can be dangerous. Recently the San Francisco Housing Authority came under fire for having so many work orders that weren't completed that it was the cause of the death of a woman and her child when a smoke detector failed to work.
When it comes to running a maintenance facility, there are a lot of responsibilities that can be made easier by a few simple changes. One of these changes is in how you take care of work orders, among other tasks, and how it can be simplified with using a mobile device app for your work order tracking.
When it comes to running a facility, there are many tasks that have to be taken care of and deciding whether to outsource a particular job is just one of them. There are a few aspects to take into consideration when choosing to hire an outside contractor or to have the work done by your own staff in-house.