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primary function of preventive maintenance is to keep physical equipment in top
operating condition. We should catch breakdowns before they happen. Our
maintenance program must be one of preventive maintenance. Too often, repairs
are made after the breakdown occurs. This costs money and can cause injuries.
a condition warns of future breakdown, don't wait for the breakdown, report it
to your supervisor immediately.
you know, routine maintenance involves a variety of things–machine
lubrication, disposal of scrap, inspection of tools, general clean-up, minor
repairs of machines and equipment due to wear and other similar work.
the fact that maintenance is routine in nature does not detract from its
importance. Let's not forget that production cannot be kept up without
maintenance, and accidents cannot be prevented without maintenance. Your job is
important. A good maintenance program goes a long way in making everyone more
efficient and making this a safe place to work.
Work control is necessary for an efficient and safe
maintenance operation. Work control involves planning, scheduling, and follow-up
of the job. A smooth-flowing paper work system will help to control each job all
plans should indicate the nature of each job, how it is to be done, the material
needed and the safety precautions required. Records are important and must be
kept current. The type of records that should be kept will depend on the type of
should list potential trouble points on maintenance records. Then, inspections
should be scheduled based on these potential trouble points. The schedule for
these inspections can be determined by the reports turned in by inspectors and
members of the maintenance crews. These inspections of potential trouble points
are essential to preventive maintenance.
only maintenance and repairs that you are authorized to take care of. Refer
other problems to your supervisor.
Your job is important. When maintenance is properly planned and organized, it is a major factor in controlling accidents.
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