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8 Components of a Preventative Maintenance Program

by System Administrator / Tuesday, 27 November 2018 / Published in

Product quality, worker safety, asset protection, improved efficiency and less aggravation are just a few of the benefits of a comprehensive preventative maintenance program.  Once a company has developed and put in place the structure to manage a successful Preventative Maintenance Program, it should include the following components:

  1. Master list of all equipment requiring maintenance
  2. Maintenance schedules for all equipment
  3. Documented procedures for maintaining equipment
  4. Record-keeping procedures for all maintenance, including emergency maintenance and repairs, on all equipment
  5. Reconciliation program for tools
  6. Lubrication programs for all equipment; this shall include:
    1. type of lubricant
    2. lubricant schedule
    3. amount of lubricant applied
    4. records that the lubrication program has been followed
  7. Procedures for handing over equipment to production following preventative or emergency maintenance
  8. Spare parts inventory and maintenance

Source: Food Safety Magazine, April/May 2018

Please read the Industry Article from Food Safety Magazine that is featured in this newsletter to fully understand the benefits of a comprehensive, preventative maintenance program.  Your equipment and systems are the lifeblood of your processing facility and Sprinkman is here to help you get the most out of them. Tank repairs and modifications, adding a process piping run, overhauling a process system.  These are just some examples of the services Sprinkman can provide.  Click here to see more.  

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