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One Point Lesson – OPL – Compressed Air Safety – Usage of restricted air guns for cleaning activities

Usage of compressed air is very effective, however is very dangerous if not handled properly. Recommended to use air with restricting nozzle, reduces safety risk without loosing cleaning effectiveness. All approved air guns must have safety tip, if during pre-operational inspection found that air gun is missing nozzle, please

Industrial Engineering – Continuous Improvement

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Industrial Engineering is concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material and equipment. It draws upon specialized knowledge and skills in mathematics, physical and social science together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design. Bottom line benefit When it is all

M-P sheet (EEM) free template download

The use of the latest maintenance data and technology when planning or building new equipment to promote greater reliability, maintainability, economy, operability and safety while minimizing maintenance costs and deterioration related loss. We offer free downloadable template in pdf format, to download, please click on template below: Some of

6 Elements of Process Excellence

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First let’s review “what” is Process Excellence, or first three elements of the process: Customer Value Stream (CVS) processes that run flawlessly from one end to another; delivering value to the customer when they want to where they wanted to how they wanted with little or no waste. Root

Major Stops – The Real Costs

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Plant reliability is the key underpinning of an efficient supply chain. Without the ability to produce what is needed, when it is needed and, in the quantity needed, the entire Supply Chain must cover itself by placing inventory at critical areas thus driving up working capital and total costs.

5S Audit Checklist and Report

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To be successful in implementing 5S audits must be conducted and four simple rules followed: Everything HAS a place and everything IN its place. Nothing on the Floor, except Legs, Wheels, or Pallets. Clean to Inspect, Inspect to Detect, Detect to Correct, Correct to Perfect. When in doubt, throw