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Facilitation is the Key to Successful FMEAs

By Robert Smith, October 19, 2017

The Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a versatile risk management tool that has been around for several decades, first used by the US Armed Forces in 1949. It started gaining popularity in the 1960’s with its use in the aerospace industry during the Apollo missions. FMEA has been called the “swiss army knife” of risk management. FMEA is focused on problem prevention, rather than problem solving. It is used to identify the factors that can lead to failure and recommend mitigation strategies to prevent failures or detect the early onset of failures.

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Spare Parts: The Hidden Cost of Maintaining Equipment

By Erik Zengel, September 26, 2017

 

If you own or manage any equipment, you maintain an inventory of spare parts. How have you determined what to keep in your warehouse?

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How do you develop your organization’s maintenance program?

By Glenn Wallace, August 18, 2016

 

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