In this study we try to explore the concept of “Hospitality Facilities Management” in a holistic context. The main focus of the research is on “Hospitality Facilities Management” and its relation with “fire safety management”. The research also analyzes many aspects of “Hospitality Facilities Management” and tries to gauge its effect on “fire safety management”. Finally the research describes various factors which are responsible for “Hospitality Facilities Management” and tries to describe the overall effect of “Hospitality Facilities Management” on “fire safety management”.
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Hospitality Facilities Management
The hospitality industry includes travel companies, hotels, resorts, transportation, and restaurants, with some of the mentioned were offering over-lapping comforts. With the passage of time, the hospitality industry has increased its focus on creating more and more facilities for their customers. Hospitality facilities management and design is a book that is dealing with management of different facilities in the hospitality industry. This is a classic book that has dealt with all aspects of hospitality management. David M. Stipanuk is the author of this book.
There are a number of different facilities that the hotels are offering to their customers. The most essential facility is the safety management by these hotels. The most important safety parameters in the hospitality industry are emergency preparedness and prevention of fire. The other essential hazards, which a hotel has to cover including electrical safety, hazards of slips and falls, safety of ladder, carrying and lifting difficulties, measures for ensuring safety in the office and adjustments, in the shift work.
Stipanuk had discussed that when in a hotel use building owner and the designers left out or ignore the possibility of a fire, both he and the occupants will be in danger. Making a safe design in the hospitality industry requires not only complete knowledge of the operation, but it requires the knowledge regarding the number of occupants and characteristics of the occupants or anticipated activities in the building. It is also necessary to incorporate safety measures in the design stage, by virtue of their resultant will be the protection of the occupants and property involved (Stipanuk 2006).
Moreover, the management would be able to detect the incidence of costs, associated with security measures for the total cost of the work, amply compensates the losses arising from an accident and controlled in a timely manner.
In addition, there are regulations, local codes and standards that establish minimum requirements to ...