By | May 13, 2015

Many companies are now realising that preventative maintenance of machinery helps to reduce unexpected breakdowns and makes the company more efficient and productive.

This lesson will analyse the different roles and responsibilities in relation to maintenance of equipment, the different categories of faults likely to occur, and the different activities involved in the cleaning, lubrication, and replacement of parts in preventative maintenance.

Read through the presentation then answer the questions below to test your knowledge. This lesson should take approximately 30 minutes, however you might want to take longer research some of the individual topics. You can revisit this lesson at any time.

Can you complete this quiz about maintenance?

1. If a machine operator cannot solve a machine fault in conjunction with the supervisor, what is the best course of action to take?


2. Which of the below is not an advantage of having in house maintenance staff?


3. Which category of faults would ink roller damage fall into?


4. What type of lubrication should be used on slow moving machine parts?


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