(2) Interval Column. T h i s column identifies the interval at which the check
o r service is performed. Only those columns are used which are pertinent to the
(3) Item To Be Inspected Column. The equipment or portion of the equipment
being checked or serviced is listed in this column.
(4) Procedures Column.
This column contains the check or service procedure.
(5) Equipment Is Not Ready/Available If: Column. The reason why an equipment
w i l l be classified as unable to perform its mission will be given in this column.
A n entry in this column will:
( a ) Identify conditions that make the equipment not ready/available for
r e a d i n e s s reporting purposes.
(b) Deny use of the equipment until corrective maintenance has been
b. Routine Checks. C h e c k s like equipment inventory, cleaning, dusting, washing,
c h e c k i n g for frayed cables, storing items not in use, covering unused receptacles
and checking for loose nuts and bolts are not listed in your PMCS. They are things
you should do anytime you see they must be done. I f you find a routine check like
one of these listed in your PMCS, it was listed because other operators reported
p r o b l e m s with this item.
Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
If the equipment must be kept in continuous oper-
ation, check and service only those items that
can be checked and serviced without disturbing
o p e r a t i o n . Make the complete checks and services
when the equipment can be shut down.
W i t h i n designated interval, these checks are to be done in the order listed.
M = Monthly
W = Weekly
B = Before
Perform weekly as well as before PMCS if:
(1) You are the assigned operator and have not operated
the equipment since the last weekly.
( 2 ) You are operating the equipment for the first time.