7 Preventive Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid
Category : Preventive Maintenance
Over the last few decades, advancements in technology have dramatically changed the maintenance and reliability industry. Organizations have invested heavily in automation and technology to reduce staff overhead, improve product quality, increase safety, etc.
Not only does technology automate a good portion of maintenance tasks, maintenance software can be used to detect defects and prevent equipment failure. Equipment failure has many negative consequences, including an adverse effect on profitability, lost production, and poor customer service. Some types of equipment failure can even affect an organization’s financial stability or force it out of business.
One thing that hasn’t changed much in the last few decades is preventive maintenance, or PM. PM is all about performing routine maintenance to improve equipment reliability, performance, and cost-effectiveness. If applied correctly, PM has the capacity to transform an organization’s maintenance approach and lead to significant improvements in equipment reliability. However, there are many mistakes that can ruin an organization’s PM program. Here are 7 preventive maintenance mistakes to avoid.