Facilities Management Handbook

3rd Edition

Authors: Frank Booty
Paperback ISBN: 9780750668422
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 30th May 2006
Page Count: 496


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The world of facilities management has changed dramatically in recent years. From humble beginnings it is now a fully-fledged professional discipline cover a wide range of challenging roles that go right to the heart of business success.

The Facilities Management Handbook gives a complete and comprehensive guide to the different aspects of the Facility Manager's role, from compliance with health and safety law through risk management to getting the most out of buildings and space.

The Handbook provides checklists and practical guidance that ensures that the Facilities Manager can meet the increasingly complex demands of their profession.

Key Features

  • Wealth of information available in an easily accessible and readable format

  • Enables managers to keep abreast of all key facts required in the day-to-day running of a business

  • Offers a concise encyclopaedia on all facilities management issues, combining best practice tips with proactive legal advice


Facilities Managers, related professionals; students of FM and related disciplines

Table of Contents

Complying with the Law; Health & Safety Law; Employment Law; Property Law; Managing Your Business Effectively; Finance Management; Risk Management; Business Continuity; Outsourcing; Transport; IT and Communications; The Built Environment; Workplace Facilities; Space Design and Management; Access, Safety and Security; Maintenance and Repair


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About the Author

Frank Booty

Affiliations and Expertise

Former editor, Facilities Management, UK