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The Body of Knowledge project began in 2014. Phase II has now been accomplished with this site and its searchable database with articles categorized according to both an Asset Management Framework and a Maintenance Management Framework. Continued development and maintenance of the PEMAC Body of Knowledge has been turned over to a standing committee with Alan Johnson appointed as its first Chairman.

Contact

email: bok@pemac.org

The Body of Knowledge Committee

Member

Mark Ellis

Professional Engineer
Lakeside Process Controls Ltd.

Al Johnson

Maintenance Management Consultant
Retired

Dehua(Albert) Liu

Asset Maintenance Specialist
City of Toronto - Toronto Water - Centre Island

James Reyes-Picknell

Managing Consultant
Conscious Group Inc.

Board Liaison

Jean-Pierre Pascoli

Director, Asset Management & Reliability
Cameco Corporation

"Body of Knowledge" News

Emotional First Aid - Lessons Learned from COVID19

Emotional First Aid

We asked a team of volunteers how we can best be of assistance to our members during this time. One said he had never had to deal with so many emotional issues from staff. One of the issues was his team facing was moral dilemmas - his team members have a high sense of duty to both their team, which provides an essential service, and their families.

Working from home? Ideas for leveraging this time.

With many people at home either due to the closure of their operations, self-isolation protocols, or as a proactive measure to reduce non-essential staff on site, some might question how these individuals can be productive, particularly when assets are not operating.

Volunteer Opportunities

Two PEMAC teams are seeking interested volunteers:

PEMAC Body of Knowledge Team
Competency Framework Development Team

Have you been thinking about how you might contribute to the development of your profession in Maintenance, Reliability or Asset Management? We have some exciting opportunities!

FCM's Robust Resource Library Includes Asset Management Materials

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), a national voice for over 2000 municipalities of all sizes across Canada, has recently launched a new web page that includes a robust resource library.