Author: Martin Robinson, CMRP
|Current maintenance practices of electrical distribution systems are still heavily driven by time-based shutdowns to conduct hands on intrusive maintenance. This needs to stop as the cost and inconvenience caused by these shutdown are are unnecessary and break more equipment than they fix. Moving to a condition based inspection program is not only safer but is also far more cost effective and efficient. This presentation discusses the benefits of moving to a condition based inspection program and managing the risks involved in the transition.