FACILITY CONDITION INSPECTION
1. The instructor should be familiar with the following background information:
a. The fundamental indicator of a well-maintained and efficiently operated facility is
the appearance and proper functioning of process systems and equipment. These
conditions are a direct reflection on the standards and attitudes of those who
manage and work within that facility.
b. One successful approach to improve facility and housekeeping conditions is to
establish a program which includes periodic inspections by management,
corrective actions for identified deficiencies, and follow-ups to ensure deficiency
c. The involvement of facility management personnel in periodic inspections and
walk-downs of operating equipment and spaces accomplishes the following two
those who have overall responsibility for the facility are provided regular
opportunities to see the condition of their responsibility, and
management is afforded a direct means to transmit their standards of excellence
to facility personnel.
2. To teach this lesson, the following training housekeeping items are required:
a. Location for the training,
b. Approximately 30 minute time period for the training,
c. Notification of selected employees, and
d. A copy of the facility condition and housekeeping inspection program.
3. This lesson has the following trainee enabling objective:
Explain the purpose of a facility condition and housekeeping program.