What Is Routine Maintenance?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 6:14:42 AM ET
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Routine maintenance are the upkeep practices that an organization performs on a regular basis with an eye towards preventing harm to workers and large-scale, expensive repairs. According to Business Dictionary, routine maintenance commonly demands less skilled labor and involves tasks that protect a building, equipment, machines, a plant or a system against normal wear and tear.