Category: Natural Hazard Insights & Impacts

Risk management is no place to cut corners during a pandemic
30 September 2020 | Feature Article

Risk management is no place to cut corners during a pandemic

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One of the biggest risks businesses may experience in the next 12 months is the postponement of risk management and mitigation processes. As businesses reassess, reframe, adjust and adapt, our advice to all businesses is that these cutbacks must be short-lived, if they happen at all.
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.
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.
The cost of idling
04 June 2020 | Feature Article

The cost of idling

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Protect your facilities from the outside forces still at work during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Virtual client learning lessons
25 March 2020 | Feature Article

Virtual client learning lessons

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Attention FM Global clients: Whether or not your business has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, you can be sure of one thing—now is the perfect time to learn all you can to make your business more resilient.
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