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Timesavers for the Maintenance Effort, Part 2

Tips to cut down on trips to and forth the maintenance shop.

How much time do maintenance people spend walking back and forth to the maintenance shop while performing preventive maintenance (PM) work? Ideally, they’ll walk out of the maintenance shop and do several PMs until returning for break, lunch, or end of day cleanup.

Why do people walk back to the shop? Make a list of reasons, and you’ll see most can be eliminated with such things as:

• Maintenance carts. Thorough

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