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Webcast: Environmental Footprint of Maintenance

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Original date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017
Maintenance activities have a direct effect on the environment that surround the facility where they are executed. There are three aspects in which maintenance strategies contribute to a facility foot print in the environment: 1) Resources needed 2) Efficiency of the equipment 3) Waste introduced into the ambient as part of maintenance activities. In order to be a sustainable maintenance department, the first and third aspects must be reduced or closely controlled and aspect two should be maximized. There are a number of techniques and actions ready to help us achieve asset efficiency and reliability but the real question is, if we are willing to commit to be environmentally responsible in our maintenance activities; do we understand the environmental impact of keeping our assets reliable? Join this webcast for a discussion about how making cultural changes, all the way to adapting new technologies, organizations can start making changes that will endure economical trending, while positively impacting all our surroundings. 
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Author Title: 
CMMS Specialist
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Regional Municipality of Durham
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Erika Mazza, CMMS Specialist at Region Municipality of Durham. Erika has been capturing the asset data and interpreting the results for Duffin Creek WPCP for the last 7 years.  A background in Industrial Maintenance Engineering  has help her to understand the business needs of the CMMS beyond the requirements, identifying opportunities for improvement and optimization of the maintenance strategies on her site. Erika is a proud/active PEMAC member since 2014 , currently participating on the Maintrain Committee and  working on her Asset Management Professional certificate. She is an environmentalist striving to connect Maintenance and reliability practices as sustainability enablers.