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Better safe than sorry: How to improve health and safety with maintenance software
This article was written by Marc Cousineau. Safety first. It’s a term you’ve probably heard, and said, thousands of times. And for good reason— the safety of your team is incredibly important. Even minor accidents can have a profound impact on everything from productivity and morale, to the environment and individual lives, and lead to injuries, fines, lawsuits and more.An overreliance on reactive maintenance is a major cause of accidents in many production environments. In fact, one study found that corrective maintenance leads to twice the number of accidents than preventive maintenance. Establishing a preventive maintenance strategy is one way for maintenance teams to take control of their time, resources and money to reduce the likelihood of accidents.Although every maintenance manager would say it’s a top priority to improve health and safety, implementing preventive maintenance is not an easy goal to accomplish amidst a flurry of work orders, overseeing technicians, formulating r
Asset Categories Explained
Hello fellow Fiixers! I’m Chris, and I’m an Implementation Consultant at Fiix. You can learn more about me and my CMMS experience here in our Welcome & intros thread. The Fiix Professional Services team often gets asked about the best way to set up asset categories. So, I thought I’d take a moment to share some key recommendations from our team. Focusing on asset categories when considering the structure of your data ahead of data inputting/importing is critical to maximize the searching, reporting and custom field usage capability of your Fiix CMMS system. It’s also beneficial if you are looking at doing some housekeeping on your existing system. Simply put, asset categories define, identify, or classify assets of a similar type. How many layers are required for good searching or reporting?In most cases, one or two levels are sufficient to satisfy most requirements. Categories can also be set up for Locations/Facilities, Parts/Supplies, or Tools. Hierarchical tables can be create
Are you ready for the Fiix primetime spotlight 🤩INTERVIEW
My colleague @Marc Cousineau is looking for some volunteers to share their CMMS experiences and insights for an upcoming campaign to help other maintenance teams who are researching Fiix.I know how many experts we have in our community so I am hoping we can get some takers to help him out. It’s pretty simple, he’ll ask you 2-3 questions and will record the session which should take about 15 minutes...unless you have A LOT of stories you want to share with him, then he’ll keep the camera rolling to capture it all 🎬 🎥 💥Respond to this thread by May 15👇 and he’ll reach out to you directly to book something based on your availability...and thank you so much for agreeing to help your peers begin to understand what is possible with Fiix 💙.
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