As a department manager, you know how costs can be an issue when it comes to maintenance. Whether you are the sole person in charge of finances, or as in most cases, you answer to a higher up, expenses are typically at the forefront of your mind.
It’s natural for most of us to assume certain things , but we all know what they say about those that "assume". Being a better facility manager means, to stop assuming and clear up a few misconceptions you may have about your workers.
Often, maintenance department managers are put on the spot when it comes to budget cuts, reducing downtime and overhead. They can be left feeling not as important as other departments even though the maintenance department is integral to the company running smoothly.
Most businesses have been there. Part of the year you’re doing great and funds are flowing and then something happens to change that.
Along with summer comes the heat and there is no way around that. Even in colder climates, summer temperatures can often be warmer than what is comfortable so here are a few tips on cooling your facility and making things more pleasant.
At Washington State University, funds for maintenance matters are lower than they need to be.
Healthcare facilities are held to high standards and must ensure that the that their patients receive the best care while following standards set forth by federal guidelines. Whether it’s long-term care, hospitals, urgent care facilities – CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) makes sure the work is documented in a simple and easy to use format.
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We all know that when it comes to performing a maintenance task, there is a right way and a wrong way of doing things. However, in many facilities, there is a lack of standardization.