Education Brain Drain

No college or school expects a terrible event like a fire, earthquake, or active shooter to happen—and yet administrators and facility teams must be completely prepared and are held accountable if they do happen. If facilities teams don’t have immediately accessible emergency plans, contact information, evacuation routes, safe refuge areas, Fire and Life Safety (FLS) plans, and the most recent as-builts with linked documentation on any renovations, your campus is not ready for the next emergency—and students and faculty are not safe. Together with senior facilities managers retiring or leaving, where does decades of knowledge go?