By Rudy Wodrich
Safety and Reliability go hand in hand. Injuries, fatalities, and unplanned downtime can be costly from both a human and business standpoint. Finding solutions that put both safety & reliability into the same plan are key to protecting employees, assets, and operations.
1.Most CBM tasks need to be done energized and NFPA 70E Hierarchy of Risk Control should be followed to ensure safety of maintenance personnel
2.Safety and Reliability are inextricably linked and strongly correlated
3. Solutions exist that can ensure safe and efficient CBM data collection on electrical assets and reduce risks of maintenance induced failures