Parkinson's Law for Maintenance

Many years ago, when I was principal reliability engineer, a plant manager suggested his plant had too many preventive maintenance (PM) plans. He was having difficulty getting all his PMs done on time.

I thought his statement was odd at the time because it didn't match the verbal coming from his maintenance and reliability practitioners. So, I investigated.

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Paul Daoust

Thought, Knowledge & Decision Enthusiast in Operational Excellence and Asset Management for Industrials at Scio Asset Management