Facilities Management Handbook
By Frank Booty
Edited by Frank Booty
Routledge – 2009 – 440 pages
Now in this fourth edition, the Facilities Management Handbook has been fully updated from the acclaimed previous editions, continuing its status as an invaluable resource to those working in facilities management, whether just starting out or as seasoned campaigners and practitioners.
Information is presented in a clear and logical way, offering easy-to-find advice and best practice information that’s essential in guaranteeing the safe, efficient and cost-effective running of any facilities function.
Many sections have been completely revised, such as the chapters on complying with health and safety and property law. Other information on workplace facilities has been brought completely up to date in line with legal compliance and strategic policies to create a reliable and accurate overview of the role of today’s facilities manager.
This up-to-date and revised handbook will be a key guide for the changing times that are ahead.
Foreword (Written by Richard Byatt, on behalf of the BIFM); Part 1 Complying with the Law; Complying with health and safety law; Complying with the law on staff, casual and contract workers; Complying with property law; Part 2 Managing your business effectively; Financial management; Risk management; Business continuity; Outsourcing; Transport policies; IT and communications; Part 3 The Built Environment; Workplace facilities; Space design and management; Access, safety and security; Maintenance and repair