Maintenance Errors: Understanding, Identifying and Managing Maintenance Errors

UAE, Dubai
Dates flexible
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Course Overview

Human factors are by far the largest cause of failures and incidents in maintenance. This goes not only for branches like aviation, but also for chemicals, oil & gas, energy and transportation. Investigation shows that approximately 12% of all aviation accidents are caused by a maintenance factor. At coal-fired power stations, 56% of forced outages happen within a week after a planned or maintenance shutdown. A power distribution company reported that on average between 50 and 60% of all failures are related to a maintenance error.

In the past we faced serious and tragic accidents in verious branches. Maintenance errors at least contributed to all of the above mentioned major accidents. Because we are heavily dependent on complex modern technologies with high speed and large power and volumes, maintenance errors can have serious consequences in terms of safety, environmental issues, downtime and costs. Considering the numbers and consequences, maintenance errors should be treated as a business risk.

We cannot eliminate the risk of maintenance error completely, but we can manage it more effectively.

This seminar introduces participants to the skills and knowledge area of maintenance errors. It demonstrates why people make mistakes, not only in executing a maintenance job, but also in planning & preparing the job, in writing the maintenance manual and in engineering the asset. It shows how we could learn of maintenance errors, by analysing technical failures and incidents in a structured way. And the seminar demonstrates how we could manage maintenance error by managing the person, the task and the team; the workplace and the organization; and by creating a safety culture.

Who should take this course

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals, but will greatly benefit:

  • All professionals involved in Maintenance, Engineering, Production and Safety
  • Anyone who wishes to update themselves on the human factor in maintenance and learn how to implement maintenance
  • error management for the benefit of their organizations



Course content

  • Understand how significant the human factor in maintenance is
  • Explain what human factors could cause maintenance errors
  • Apply a structured approach to find the root cause of technical failures and incidents
  • Understand the basic principles of Maintenance Error Management
  • Explain how managing maintenance errors interacts with implementing a safety culture and how it supports each other
  • Develop an action plan to manage maintenance errors in your own area of responsibility

About Course Provider

Global economics proves to us on a daily basis the organisational need for ‘fore-most’ and ‘leading’ talent in order to succeed in increasingly complex and competitive global markets. In order to achieve the ‘best’ possible result for organizations, developing the right talent is as much a necessity as hiring and retaining employees.

Who are we?

ZOE Talent Solutions is a global training and consulting firm that has been serving leading businesses in many countries. We specialise in capacity building and talent development solutions for individuals and organisations, through our highly customised courses and training sessions, in a wide array of disciplines.

What do we do?

ZOE assists organisations in identifying their most important goals, and guides management teams by working closely with each member, in making lasting improvements to their performance. This process thus promises a definite increase in revenue and savings and a higher Return On Investment (ROI). Over nearly a decade, our team has built a globally recommendable enterprise uniquely equipped skills including and not limited to coaching, facilitation , counselling and strategising.

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