One Point Lesson Archive

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.

One Point Lesson – OPL

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What is an OPL? A tool to convey information. Designed to enhance knowledge and skills in a short time, at the right time, whenever needed. To upgrade levels of expertise by having individuals study, learn and then train others in the knowledge or skill. Who Creates OPL’s? Everyone! Operators,

One Point Lesson – Flat Belts Inspection – Autonomous Maintenance

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  Step 1: Clean the belt with a rag touching and observing the belt. Step 2: Look if flat belt is worn or cracked.

5 Why Root Cause Analysis (RCA) – One Point Lesson (OPL)

5 WHY Analysis is the key tool used to determine ROOT CAUSES for the Phenomenon identified in the CHECK Phase of CAP-Do. The 5 Why analysis begins with the Summary of the Phenomenon from the 5W 1H analysis. The first “why?” originates from the Summary of the Phenomenon. The

One point lesson electrical

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When disconnecting power always follow Left Hand Rule – make sure packaging machine is stopped and all major electricity devices (main drive motor, electric heaters etc.) are turned off, then turn of main power disconnect using your left hand. This OPL is only for reference – always follow safety

What are One Point Lessons?

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One Point Lessons are short visual presentations on a single point that have three purposes: They sharpen job-related knowledge and skills by communicating information about specific problems and improvements. They easily share important information just-in-time. ŽThey improve the team’s performance. Safety This type of lesson fills a safety gap. It