The O&M Manual (operation and maintenance manual), contains all the relevant information required for Facilities Managers to operate and maintain a building.
An O&M Manual will typically include information collated from the contractor, the designers, subcontractors, suppliers and the principal designer.
It is a requirement that is generally defined in the preliminaries section of the tender documentation where the structure and contents will be described. A draft version of the document is usually provided for the client to review, followed by an updated version as part of the handover procedure. The final document is not usually available in its completed form until after practical completion, as commissioning information may only take place after occupation.
The O&M Manual should include all the relevant information relating to the structure and its installed plant and equipment, such as:
COGNICA manages the collection, collation and delivery of the documents, creating the O&M Manual and ensures that the manual is complete, delivered on time and fit for purpose.
COGNICA offers both an Electronic O&M Manual and the capability to deliver the manual into a clients preferred choice of Document Management System.
COGNICA’s Electronic O&M Manual can offer: