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Work Order How Found Codes


The Work Order How Found Code is used to identify the source of the work. These codes are utilized to evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s preventative maintenance (PM) program and better understand the corrective maintenance work’s origin. See examples from our Library of industry-standard Work Order How Found Codes below. 

Code Definition
PDM-NDT Work found during non-destructive testing
PDM-OIL Work found during oil analysis
PDM-THM Work found during thermograph inspection
PDM-ULT Work found during ultrasound inspection
PDM-VIB Work found during vibration analysis
OPS Work found during checklist inspection
PM Work found during preventive maintenance task
RIP Work resulting from Reliability Improvement Process
OPS-E Work found during equipment operation
CONT Work found during outside contractor work
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