Equipment failure happens and there’s no way to avoid it 100% of the time. The impact of it can run the gamut from easily fixed with minimal losses to catastrophic, depending on factors like repair costs, total downtime, health and safety implications and impact on production and delivery of services.
Understanding why equipment may be failing is your first line of defence against the serious consequences of unplanned downtime.
The good news is, most breakdowns can be traced back to five causes and all of them can be prevented. You can read about each common cause of equipment failure and what you can do to stop them.
5 ways to avoid unplanned downtime