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How to Pause, Resume or End a Preventive Maintenance (PM) Trigger Schedule
How to Pause, Resume or End a Preventive Maintenance (PM) Trigger Schedule

PM Trigger Schedules can now be controlled in greater detail to fit your operational needs.

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Written by Ben On
Updated over a week ago

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In our preventative maintenance module, you can effortlessly generate recurring work orders with various frequencies (daily, monthly, annual, etc.).

Now, you also have the flexibility to pause or resume a PM trigger, accommodating seasonal usage, extended downtime, or any reason requiring a temporary halt in work order generation it. ๐Ÿ”„๐Ÿ”งโธ๏ธ


How to Pause Preventive Maintenance Schedule

๐Ÿ’กPaused PM triggers will remain visible in the Preventive Maintenance list view. All future open work orders will be deleted at time of pausing โš ๏ธ

๐Ÿ’กWhen you pause your PM, it takes into account the remaining time baseline at the moment of resumption. For example, if you pause a 100-day inspection after 50 days, when you resume it, there will be a remaining 50 days until it's due.

  1. Navigate to the Preventive Maintenance section in the left hand menu

  2. Click into the trigger you need to Pause

  3. Select the Option Dots

  4. Select Pause


How to Resume Preventive Maintenance Schedule

  1. Navigate to the Preventive Maintenance section in the left hand menu

  2. Click into the trigger you want to resume

  3. Select the Option Dots

  4. Select Resume


How to End Preventive Maintenance Schedule

  1. Navigate to the Preventive Maintenance section in the left hand menu

  2. Click into the PM record you need to edit

  3. Click on the Edit Trigger button

  4. Next, look for the Ends On field

  5. Then, click on it and select the date you'd like to stop it from the calendar dropdown

Any work orders with a scheduled due date past the date you select will not be triggered.


How to Archive a Preventive Maintenance Record

๐Ÿšซโš ๏ธ Archived PM triggers cannot be unarchived, if you will need this PM to be used again, please Pause the PM trigger instead. ๐Ÿšซโš ๏ธ

  1. Navigate to the Preventive Maintenance section in the left hand menu

  2. Click into the trigger you want to Archive

  3. Select the Option Dots

  4. Select Archive

You can also archive multiple triggers at the same time by using the multi-select function.

You can also check the box of any PM from the PM List View, then an option at the top will show Archive.

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