Downtime makes facility managers cringe. It’s a waste of time and resources, and it’s especially annoying because it can be easily avoided in many situations. A good preventative maintenance plan and a more efficient working environment will increase productivity and minimize unnecessary downtime.
Preventive maintenance is a major boon towards minimizing downtime in your facility. It identifies and resolves flaws and potentially dangerous anomalies in equipment and facility systems before they cause mechanical failure, one of the leading causes of downtime. Moreover, it involves planned, small costs and can be done at convenient times. Waiting until things break to fix them is expensive and short-sighted.
A clean and healthy working environment has also been shown to increase productivity. Obviously cleaned machines tend to work better, but well-maintained humans do as well. A clean environment is also a safer one, which reduces the risk for workplace injury.
Every facility manager seeks to avoid downtime, and that can be accomplished through creating a clean and safe working environment and establishing a strong preventative maintenance plan. To learn about how we at MaintenX can assist in both of these endeavors, please feel free to contact us anytime.