Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy April 1, 1998

Uncommon side: The tricky Tylers — part II

Part I of our case was presented in the November 1997 issue of Plant Engineering. Readers will recall that Grace Tyler had a fine job. The pay was good and she was well treated. Those circumstances sounded just fine to her husband, Frank Tyler, too.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Maintenance Strategy April 1, 1998

PlantSpace

PlantSpace solutions for the plant life cycle provide solutions and services for life-cycle design/build through operations/ maintenance and are designed to meet enterprise-wide needs and to integrate data from multiple formats. Jacobus Technology, Inc.

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Maintenance Strategy April 1, 1998

Enterprise MPAC

Enterprise MPAC is a scalable, client/server asset care solution that lets organizations implement best practices maintenance automation on an enterprise-wide basis. Indus International; www.indusworld.com

By Staff
Maintenance Strategy March 1, 1998

Crane inspection

Cas-Pro maintenance and inspection program is designed for users of cranes in the process industries. The program consists of dedicated onsite management of process crane inspections integrated with preventive/predictive maintenance and repairs.

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Maintenance Strategy March 1, 1998

Should extra work require extra pay?

It had long been the practice for department heads to divide the tasks of employees who reported sick or were on vacation among coworkers on duty.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Maintenance Strategy March 1, 1998

How much employee negligence warrants discharge?

The ultimate employee discipline is termination. Under what circumstances is it justified? Dishonesty, certainly. Violence resulting in damage to person or property, assuredly. Sexual malfeasance, decidedly.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Maintenance Strategy March 1, 1998

Get the facts, just the facts

Automatic Data Collection (ADC) can simplify the operation and distribution processes in maintenance operations. Fundamentals of Automatic Data Collection for Maintenance Management helps determine if ADC is appropriate for your organization.

By Staff
Maintenance Strategy January 1, 1998

Chiropractic treatment: do sick benefits apply?

Maintenance Utility Man Charley Colman was out five weeks because of a neck ailment. When he returned to work he put in for sick benefits. "Where's your doctor's note?" Maintenance Foreman Greg Richards asked. "I don't have one.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Maintenance Strategy January 1, 1998

Is an error sufficient grounds for dismissal?

Instrument Repairman Alex Corning had an exemplary record over his 6 yr of employment. But one unfortunate day, he dropped a delicate and expensive lab instrument while it was being serviced.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Maintenance Strategy January 1, 1998

Restoring roofs to health

Repair Manual for Low-Slope Membrane Roof Systems contains instructions for more than 150 repairs, accompanied by a set of photos for each type. The manual presents repairs for built-up, modified bitumen, thermoplastic, and thermoset roof systems.

By Staff