Lean Six Sigma Reduces Risk Of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Lean Six Sigma Reduces Risk of Healthcare-Associated Infections

According to a study published online in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, application of the Lean Six Sigma methodology can reduce the risk of health care-associated infections among patients undergoing surgical procedures. Data was collected on more than 20,000 patients who underwent a wide range of surgical procedures…

Read More
Machine Guarding Solution With Lean Six Sigma

Machine Guarding Solution With Lean Six Sigma

Used in almost every setting from multinational corporations, distribution, government, to small private companies, the pedestal/bench grinder tool remains among the top 10 in Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited violations. But by combining Job Hazard Analysis, Six Sigma Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Pareto, and Lean Autonomation, safety risks…

Read More
Aiming For The Dot? Fly Marks The Spot!

Aiming for the Dot? Fly Marks the Spot!

Originating from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in the early 1990s and now a popular fixture in men's rooms across the world, the urinal fly sits just above the urinal drain and off to the left. It turns out that men, in their urinal behavior, cannot resist peeing on things, especially if…

Read More
The Amazingly Awesome List Of Lean Six Sigma Books

The Amazingly Awesome List of Lean Six Sigma Books

What’s a good book to read if you want to succeed at process improvement? Is Lean Six Sigma all about manufacturing? Are there any about the service industry? Healthcare? Government? What If I’m only interested in Lean? What if I need help with statistics? And how about soft skills? What’s…

Read More
The Driving Forces In Toyota’s Visual Management

The Driving Forces in Toyota’s Visual Management

Toyota’s approach to visual management, or Floor Management Display Systems (FMDS), includes the six elements of creating FMDS. Starting with Visual Standards, data and abnormalities should jump out and drive effective meetings to ensure pre-conditions for production. System Priorities drive daily plans and fulfill ideal plans. Section Management drives effective…

Read More
Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining Capital Delivery For The Wastewater Treatment Division With Sandy Kilroy & Bill Wilbert

Project Presentation Webinar: Streamlining Capital Delivery for the Wastewater Treatment Division With Sandy Kilroy & Bill Wilbert

King County's Wastewater Treatment Division paves the way for process improvement with a two-pronged approach: Changing Culture and Kaizen Improvements. Watch this 30 minute project presentation webinar to learn how Sandy and Bill are helping to reduce lead time in their Capital Streamlining efforts. Watch Webinar View Slides

Read More