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Preventive maintenance procedures

This chapter is used in the following manuals:

The purpose of this chapter is to define which preventive maintenance tasks the end user shall do on the product, how often they shall be done, and how they are done.

Structure and section titles

The following sections are used. In order to provide consistent documentation, the sections in this chapter must use the names listed, and in this specific order.

  1. Preventive maintenance schedule

    This section contains the schedule.

    The schedule can be provided as a table or bullet lists.

    The schedule shall define which tasks that must be done for any relevant time frame:

    • Every day
    • Every week
    • Every month
    • Every three months
    • After every number of hours operation
    • When the vessel is in dry dock

    Each defined task refers to the relevant procedure in the unit sections.

  2. Personnel for preventive maintenance tasks

    This section defines the personnel required for preventive maintenance tasks.

    The following text is standard:

    Preventive maintenance tasks are considered a part of the Organizational maintenance.

    Unless otherwise specified, preventive maintenance tasks are provided for normal [Product name] end users. There is no need for neither technical education nor [Product name] maintenance training, and no need for any test instruments.

  3. [Unit] preventive maintenance procedures

    This section provides the procedures required to describe the preventive maintenance tasks.

    Typically, one section is provided for each main product unit or assembly.

    If the product only comprises one single unit, use section title [Product name] preventive maintenance procedures.

Optional presentation of this information

If the number of preventive maintenance tasks is very limited, the information can be included as a separate section in chapter Operational procedures.

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