What Is Total Productive Maintenance?


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What are the key elements of total productive maintenance?

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1. The goal of ____ is to maintain equipment by investing in a maintenance plan that focuses on prevention.

2. What element of total productive maintenance is primarily focused on the skills of the operator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions on various elements of total productive maintenance, allowing you to make sure you're gathering a rounded knowledge of the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet can be used to test yourself on the following aspects of total productive maintenance:

  • The objective of maintaining equipment through a preventative maintenance plan
  • The part of total productive maintenance involving the skills of the operator
  • Scheduling equipment checks
  • Designing new equipment

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different elements of total productive maintenance
  • Making connections - use understanding of the goal of maintaining equipment through a preventative plan to match it with the appropriate term
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main considerations of total productive maintenance

Additional Learning

To learn more about this approach to equipment maintenance, take a look at the accompanying lesson What Is Total Productive Maintenance? The objectives of this lesson include:

  • Understand total productive maintenance as seen in a provided example
  • Define autonomous maintenance
  • Describe preventative maintenance
  • Learn about early equipment maintenance