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5 R’s in Safe Maintenance Management

Hana Pačaiová
Transactions of the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, Safety Engineering Series
2015, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 49-53
Doi: 10.35182/tses-2015-0003
Why 5 R’s for a maintenance manager? The reason is very simple. First – maintenance management has been necessary from the “birth” of machinery. Design Requirements for safety, availability, maintainability are the fi rst step of control of potential losses coming from future operation and depending on the state of maintenance strategy. Second - Regulatory and legislative acts create a basis for data identifi cation which is under legal control and important to effective management. Third - Reasonable maintenance strategy supports compliance with stakeholders’ expectations. Repression must not be a winner over prevention, i.e. preventive strategies must prevail over corrective strategies. And last - all these steps lead to effective operation with systematic control of Risk. To achieve the objectives of companies, activities of the companies have to be based on “intelligent maintenance management”.
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