Question: Why Must Equipment Be Maintained And Kept In Good Condition?

Maintenance of equipment in the workplace.

Regular maintenance of equipment is an important and necessary activity.

It has a vital role to play in reducing the risk associated with some workplace hazards and providing safer and healthier working conditions.

What is the need of doing maintenance on machinery and equipment?

Among the duties of a machinery mechanic is keeping industrial machinery fully operational by performing necessary maintenance. They maintain and repair various forms of equipment, including conveyor systems, packaging equipment, production machinery, and so forth.

How do you ensure system and equipment always in a good condition?

Tips to keep your heavy equipment & machinery always on top condition.

  • Lubricate your heavy equipment frequently and keep it clean. Working heavy equipment requires daily maintenance.
  • Have a maintenance and repair schedule, and keep good records.
  • Fuel up your assets.
  • Check for signs of wear.
  • Don’t Overwork Your Machines.

Why is it important to check the condition of tools and equipment?

The purpose of an inspection is to identify whether work equipment can be operated, adjusted and maintained safely – with any deterioration detected and remedied before it results in a health and safety risk. The need for inspection and inspection frequencies should be determined through risk assessment.