Root Cause Analysis (RCA) | Services

By: Reliability Works  09-12-2011

- Root cause analysis (RCA)

Root cause analysis (RCA) is a structured approach for ensuring continuous improvement of an asset. It is a simple and powerful process that gives managers tighter control over their assets. Asset failures are often symptoms of a larger issue. Instead of reacting to an obvious problem with a short-term solution, RCA determines the root cause of a problem (or event) and provides a permanent solution.

Root cause analysis (RCA), sometimes referred to as Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), is a structured approach for ensuring continuous improvement of an asset. It is a simple and powerful process that gives managers tighter control over their assets.

Asset failures are often symptoms of a larger issue. Instead of reacting to an obvious problem with a short-term solution, RCA determines the root cause of a problem (or event) and provides a permanent solution.


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