When it comes to making sure that your equipment is always up to par, as a maintenance manager, you simply cannot do what is called RTF, or running to fail. What this means is that planning and scheduled preventative maintenance is key in making sure that your investment is always kept in top condition so that you have many years of use out of your equipment.
In business and especially maintenance departments, knowing who is responsible for what is imperative to running any facility that is organized and well-executed. In Chillicothe, Ohio there was a recent issue with responsibility – it was a word that was repeatedly voiced.
Every facility manager knows that preventative maintenance is imperative to a successful business but routine maintenance is just as important. While some may feel that routine maintenance falls under the same guidelines as preventative maintenance, this is not always true.
Running a Maintenance Department keeps you busy with all kinds of rules and regulations but one in particular that must be complied with in the United States is the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
With the holidays just around the corner, it can be difficult to keep your employees motivated during the season. Most people think of children and how excited they get but many adults enjoy the holiday season just as much as kids and work can start to suffer, no matter how professional your staff is.
Healthcare Facilities know how important it is to have the power to run everything. Whether it's a hospital, nursing home, treatment center, or clinic; lives can depend on whether or not backup power is available when the “lights go out.”
If there is one thing that spotlights a good manager, it's organizational skills. Without being able to be organized, even the best facility manager may be perceived as not doing their best. From lost paperwork and a messy desk to scheduling errors, you can't showcase yourself as the best manager for the job without proper organization and orderly paperwork. With CMMS from Maintenance Care, you are able to not only get organized but can do a whole lot more.
In the past, if you ran a maintenance facility you had to be physically present to take care of the things that make your facility successful. All of the maintenance requests had to be handled in person, the preventative maintenance, keeping up with work orders, and more.