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From industry to industry, from company to company, even from department to department, terminology for the same little widget can vary wildly.
Technical procedures often involve repetition. Whether the sequence is exact repetition or involves successive steps that appear identical but are not, repetition poses potential for error.
It can be extremely challenging to determine what percentage of success comes specifically from an implementation of visual work instructions, especially when combined with other Lean/quality initiatives, but Explainers has found several metrics worth sharing with you.
In many factories, the task of revising work documents is a constant and costly effort that’s accepted as the norm—it’s just the way things are. But it doesn't have to be.
A work instruction is a tool provided to help someone to do a job correctly. This simple statement implies that the purpose of the work instruction is quality and that the target user is the worker.
Why do we ask so many questions? Because in the process of answering them, important information can surface . . .
Irregular maintenance of production and testing equipment is a hidden source of product variation.
English-only instructions are no longer sufficient in many factories.
Our client had a problem with unscheduled downtime.