What Does an Electrical Power Reliability Systems Approach Mean for Various Reliability Professionals?
Each electrical asset has a design function, an operations function, a maintainability function, and a life cycle. You can look for yourself in that mix, but you cannot maintain your way to reliability if the operators are misusing the equipment or if…
- Alan Ross
- Electric Power Reliability Alliance EPRA
It’s easy to get people to admit that things should change, but getting them to commit to changing themselves is challenging. This is where motivation comes in, defined as “factors that activate, direct, and sustain goal-directed behavior…"
- Michelle Henley
- TMG Frontline Solutions
Sometimes, asset-intensive companies work with a third-party contractor to assist with a BoM building project. There are quite a few reasons for this. For one, building BoMs are expensive. Much time, resources, and expertise are required for successful completion, and not every asset-intensive company may possess the required expertise. In this case, it would make sense for these companies to outsource their BoM building rather than embarking on a project without adequate resources.
- Adanna Anyalachi
What is an asset management system, which different kinds are there, and which one is right for your business? Ahmed Kotb gives an overview.
- Ahmed Kotb
Working around electrical equipment, it’s imperative to understand the potential hazard of arc flashes, what causes them, and how to prevent serious damage to people and assets. When electrical current passes through the air from one point to another, the resulting arc flash can reach temperatures up to 35,000° F. An arc flash is the light, concussive energy, and heat produced as part of an arc fault, a type of electrical discharge that results from a connection from phase to phase, or phase to ground.
- Mike Levitt
- Allied Reliability
Workforce efficiency is key to success in a market facing labor shortages and skills gap issues. Factor in a global pandemic, and most companies have had to reimagine how they meet staffing requirements, asking questions like: What are the current recruiting and staffing challenges? Should we partner with an outside firm to help support recruiting needs? How is COVID-19 impacting the way business is done?
- Caroline Campbell Burgreen
- Allied Reliability