Facilities Maintenance News

Unlocking Your CMMS: Reengineering Facilities Maintenance Processes

"Reengineering strives to break away from the old rules about how we organize and conduct business. It involves recognizing and rejecting some of them and then finding imaginative new ways to accomplish work." - Dr. Michael Hammer (one of the founders of the management theory of Business process reengineering) When most organizations decide to implement a new computerized maintenance man...

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What to Expect from an EPA SPCC Inspection

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is charged with ensuring facilities that store or handle oil comply with the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulations set forth in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 112. Inspections may be announced or unannounced, and can be triggered by: national enforcement initiatives, referrals from state or loca...

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