Maintenance is managing failure behavior.

We spend a lot of time in our work to create awareness. This appears to be necessary, because the industry often works traditionally. With this series of articles we hope to contribute to the creation of awareness.

One of the most important things is that maintenance is NOT only the work of the Maintenance department. Many causes influences failure behaviour. And many are not asset related.

The maintenance approach of the future is managing failure behavior, because if maintenance is only about managing assets, your efficiency might become < 30%. Procedures, knowledge, habits and a lot of human error must be maintained as well. And this approach will surely be much more effective than maintaining assets alone.

Failure behavior has negative effects on cost, risk, safety, health, environment, efficiency, effectiveness, quality and much more…

Let me invite you to read these articles and sent me your thoughts.