Insights & Impacts

Bushfire Resources
28 September 2020 | Feature Article

Bushfire Resources

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Steps to take and resources from FM Global to help protect your facilities that may be in the path of bushfires.
Cyclone Loss Prevention
25 September 2020 | Feature Article

Cyclone Loss Prevention

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Last-minute commercial/industrial windstorm and flood preparation to help mitigate damage from cyclones.
Risk can take many forms
11 September 2020 | Feature Article

Risk can take many forms

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Risk can take many forms. As important as it is for company directors to monitor risks from the pandemic, a close eye must also be kept on more traditional property risks including fire or damage from natural disasters.
Prioritising resilience in the pandemic recovery
28 August 2020 | Feature Article

Prioritising resilience in the pandemic recovery

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While it might be tempting to focus on the greatest risk at hand, it’s crucial to put holistic resilience building in the driver’s seat. From natural hazards to mechanical failure, cyber attacks or fire – each of these risks remain important to acknowledge to mitigate through strategic planning.
Time to revisit building codes?
26 August 2020 | Feature Article

Time to revisit building codes?

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Amidst the increasing frequency and intensity of natural catastrophes it is time to revisit the purpose and content of building codes, argues FM Global’s Michael Stuckings.
Continuity not complacency
20 August 2020 | Feature Article

Continuity not complacency

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A pandemic shouldn’t be a litmus test for the readiness of your business continuity plan, says Stuart Selden, Manager Business Risk Consulting and Chief Risk Officer, FM Global Australia.
No time to be idle when it comes to protecting facilities
17 July 2020 | Feature Article

No time to be idle when it comes to protecting facilities

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Michael Beaumont discusses why boards and risk managers need to prepare today for the possibility of a pandemic related shutdown and idling of sites down the line, warning that calls for facilities to be shut down could come suddenly and traditional hazards remain in addition to new ones.
The risks of retooling and restarting
16 July 2020 | Feature Article

The risks of retooling and restarting

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Paul May, vice-president, operations and engineering manager at FM Global explains about how risk management is every more crucial to the manufacturing supply chain as manufacturers seek to redirect their resources to producing new products in the current climate.
Cyclone Mangga reminds us why mines must be ready for anything
14 July 2020 | Feature Article

Cyclone Mangga reminds us why mines must be ready for anything

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This year has highlighted the need to be prepared for the unexpected. While mining sites are in general very resilient operations, this goes for miners too. FM Global group manager, account engineering Michael Beaumont writes.
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