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Asset Criticality Codes

Definition

Asset Criticality Codes identify the importance of the asset to the organization. The Asset Criticality Code helps manage the work order backlog, prioritize work, and drive key performance indicator outputs (e.g., MTBF, % of PMs Setup, etc.) Our Asset Criticality Codes provide a simple and thorough approach to prioritizing your assets. See examples from our Library of industry-standard Asset Criticality Codes below.

Purpose

The Asset Criticality Code helps manage the work order backlog, prioritize work, and drive key performance indicator outputs (e.g., MTBF, % of PMs Setup, etc.)

Responsibility

The Asset Criticality Code is assigned to the asset and/or position record by the EAM Equipment Focus Team.

Location

The Asset Criticality Code is assigned to the asset and/or position master record.

Requirements

Codes and Definitions

Code Definition Examples
10 Safety Protection Equipment Life safety items, such as fire prevention/protection, emergency generators, and eyewash stations.
9 Environmental Protection Equipment Any equipment that directly aides in the removal, limitation or control of pollutants of any form.
8 Facility Utility Key assets that deliver basic utilities (e.g., water, gas, electricity)
7 Process Equipment Non-Spared Key assets that deliver an energy within a process that if fail, the process will shut down because a lack of redundancy, or spare.
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See how Asset Criticality Codes can be used in EAM/CMMS KPI reports.