Poka-yoke is a technique for avoiding simple human error in the workplace. Also known as mistake-proofing, goof-proofing, and fail-safe work methods. Poka-yoke is applied based on the results of the PFMEA and will determine actions to prevent inadvertent errors made by workers performing a process.

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QSB will provide a summary of how to assess shop floor manufacturing systems. Training will include control of nonconforming products, error proofing verification, layered process audits and supply chain management.

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Root Cause Analysis – 8D is a methodical problem-solving process that covers the three common stages of correction: ⦁ Act rapidly to define immediate containment action to protect the customer. ⦁ Find and fix the root cause with a permanent corrective action on all current products. ⦁ Prevent the recurrence of the problem in the…

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Fault Tree Analysis is a systematic, deductive (top-down), graphical methodology for defining a single specific undesirable event and determining all possible reasons (failures) that could cause that event to occur.

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Statistical Process Control is a scientific visual method used to monitor, control and improve processes by eliminating special cause variation from manufacturing, service and financial processes.

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Measurement System Analysis is an experimental and mathematical method of determining how much the variation within the measurement process contributes to overall process variability within the parameters of bias, linearity, stability, repeatability and reproducibility.

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Design of experiments (DOE) – provides a systematic method to determine the relationship between factors affecting a process and the output of that process. 

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