As a maintenance facility manager, you already know how important it is to have an effective preventative maintenance program. However, sometimes it can be difficult figuring out how to design one or where to start – especially if you have taken over for someone else or are new to the facility.
In many parts of North America, the temperatures are starting to drop and before you know it, winter will be here. With that comes, snow, ice, and all of the hardships that living and working in harsh weather conditions bring.
Many places close for annual maintenance such as the Chapel Hill Park in North Carolina. According to the park:
In Texas, staff from the local school districts, parks and recreation, golf courses and landscape companies will all benefit from a free Tree Care and Maintenance Educational Workshop hosted by the City of McAllen Public Works Department.
It's well known that schools (along with health care facilities) need a lot of maintenance over time but having a preventative maintenance plan in place is a better approach than simply fixing what needs to be fixed once it is broken.
Whether you're the maintenance manager for the hospitality industry, a bottling plant, or work for the Department of Transportation, poor maintenance upkeep affects customers as well as the company itself, as the residents of Lansing, Michigan recently found out.