Don’t Let Repairs Start a Vicious Cycle

When critical equipment goes down, you need an immediate response. That’s normally provided by the maintenance department. But the personnel needed to perform the repair must be pulled from some other task, and that’s typically the very maintenance work that prevents downtime.

If the maintenance department is sized correctly for the “normal failure rate” and has the correct test equipment and other resources, it can absorb this short-term deferment and catch

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