November 17, 2019

How Task Based Risk Assessment Can Promote Plant Safety

Workplace safety is a top priority for industrial manufacturers. One of the best ways to promote manufacturing plant safety is task-based machine risk assessment. A task-based […]
November 17, 2019

Best Practices in Industrial Labeling

Automated and high-speed manufacturing operations have upped the ante in product labeling. Best practices in label quality are now often just as important as best practices […]
November 12, 2019

Different Locking Systems and How They Are Used

There are many different types of locking systems. There are many types of potentially hazardous energy including, electrical, thermal, chemical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and gravitational energy. […]
November 12, 2019

How to Conduct an Industrial Hazard and Risk Assessment

One of the “root causes” of workplace injuries, illnesses, and incidents is the failure to identify or recognize hazards that are present, or that could have […]
November 1, 2019

How 5S Can Help to Create a Standardized Work Environment

Lean is defined as a system “that creates a physical and social environment where problems are quickly identified.” That environment starts with standards that are simple, […]
November 1, 2019

How to Go About Implementing a Visual Workplace

Many manufacturing facilities opt to follow the path towards a “5S” or a visual workplace organizational and housekeeping methodology as part of a process of continuous […]
October 25, 2019

Why do 5S programs sometimes fail

5s is one of the most fundamental building blocks of in a lean process. However, many people often implement it poorly or misinterpret it and that […]
October 25, 2019

Making Sense of 5S, Kaizen and Kanban

Today, we would like to discuss the three methods of Lean-Agile that has gotten the acknowledgment of many organizational leaders as first-rate models to control your […]
October 21, 2019

Top 10 Challenges Inherent in Managing Lockout Tagout Programs

It goes without saying that industrial equipment can be dangerous when it is being used. That is why machines are designed with safety equipment and operators […]