MTA is based
on sound reliability principles, draws from
RCM2 principles and techniques
MTA is a Failure Mode
& Effect Analysis (FMEA) methodology used to
identify failure modes and determine
recommended tasks for less critical physical
obvious and known failure modes
organizations face resource constraints that
prevent them from applying RCM2 to all their
significant assets in a timely fashion.
Despite this, responsible asset managers must
find a way to address their asset maintenance
shortcomings within a reasonable timeframe.
This has prompted the need for a complementary
structured methodology that is faster and less
methodology, known as Maintenance Task
Analysis (MTA), is coupled with selection
criteria to ensure that a risk appropriate
methodology is always used.