What are the Top 7 Benefits of Preventive Maintenance?

What are the top 7 BENEFITS OF PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

 

In this article, you will learn what are the top 7 benefits of preventive maintenance (PM) according to the FDA requirements.

Preventive maintenance brings important benefits including, but not limited to:

  1. Fewer expensive repairs caused by unexpected equipment failure that must be fixed quickly.
  2. Less unplanned downtime caused by equipment failure.
  3. Less unnecessary maintenance and inspections.
  4. Prolonged life of company equipment.
  5. Fewer errors in day-to-day operations.
  6. Improved reliability of equipment.
  7. Reduced risk of injury.

In theory, preventive maintenance will prevent equipment failure before it occurs.

It will save time, reduce costs, and keep an operation running efficiently and productively.

Since preventive management can be very challenging, especially for industries with many types of equipment. Therefore, exists different preventive maintenance software to help organize and carry out all preventive maintenance needs.

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REFERENCES: What are the top 7 benefits of preventive maintenance.

STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS – 

TITLE 21–FOOD AND DRUGS

PART 211 — CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE FOR FINISHED PHARMACEUTICALS

Subpart D–Equipment

Sec. 211.67 Equipment cleaning and maintenance.

httpss://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?fr=211.67

TITLE 21–FOOD AND DRUGS

PART 820 Medical Devices

Subpart G–Production and Process Controls

Sec. 820.70(g) Production and process controls.

httpss://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=820&showFR=1

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Ramon Cayuela, MS, BS, Chemical Engineering

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CIQA President and CEO.
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