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What is a defect?

According to the Uptime Elements Reliability Framework and Asset Management System body of knowledge, defects are anything that creates waste, erodes value, reduces production, compromises health, poses safety risks, or negatively impacts the environment.

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What is defect elimination?

Defect elimination is about eliminating the things that are creating the defects.

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Top Defect Elimination Resources

Here are some great Defect Elimination resources from to get you and your team started. The Reliability Leadership Institute [RLI] membership includes the Defect Elimination Short Course at Uptime Academy Learning Management System! Subscribe above for more details. In addition, RLI Cohorts also deal with Defect Elimination as different times of the year.

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Terrence O'Hanlon

Terrence O’Hanlon, CMRP, and CEO of® and Publisher for Uptime® Magazine, is an asset management leader, specializing in reliability and operational excellence. He is a popular keynote presenter and is the coauthor of the book, 10 Rights of Asset Management: Achieve Reliability, Asset Performance and Operational Excellence.

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