Excerpt from John W. Rushton’s book, Effective Maintenance Management Using Planned and Preventive Maintenance.


Electrical maintenance is usually not understood and, therefore, often neglected. It is common for a maintenance department to exclude the electrical function from the planning system and its associated accountability. From the electrician’s point of view, he is ignored until something blows up and then he gets all kinds of negative attention.

As maintenance management, you must take an aggressive, POSITIVE approach. Some ideas and thoughts:

Electricians are the most highly skilled of any of your crafts. They need to be given some special attention and must be part of your planned maintenance team.



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