1. Read the warranty information supplied with each piece of new equipment to learn what
the manufacturer recommends.
2. Put all literature supplied in a three-ring binder.
3. Assign the binder to managers and require new managers to review it.
4. Prepare a one-page maintenance sheet and post it where it will be seen.
5. List appropriate clean dates and a box to initial and date when cleaning is completed.
6. Insist that managers pay attention to maintenance schedules.
7. Post a list of local service agencies, their phone numbers, and which brands they cover.
8. Upon start-up of a new facility, place a list in the front of the binder containing make, model, serial
number and date, along with the service and warranty period for each piece of equipment.
9. Set up service, cleaning, and inspection programs for all operational equipment with servicing agents.
10. Set up a regular exhaust hood and duct cleaning program to prevent fires.