Computerized maintenance management system a facility safety tool

September 22, 2014

Healthcare facility managers must pay attention to the details, no matter how small, while keeping the big-picture maintenance issues in focus. A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) can help meet both challenges, according to an article on the FacilityCare website.

A CMMS can help ensure that all environmental services staff members are trained to the same standards of cleaning. Facility managers can stay on top of safety training sessions for staff members at multiple facilities, particularly those involving the use of chemicals.

Using CMMS, facility managers also can schedule preventive maintenance to pass safety inspections under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ rules. 

Healthcare settings also demand a high completion rate for maintenance work orders to ensure safety and patient comfort. Using CMMS, facility managers can quickly track work orders and preventative maintenance.

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