Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of January 9, 2017.
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 they look as though they might wash away. In an effort to prevent splash back, maintain cleanliness and hygiene, these little mistake-proof visual targets go a long way towards keeping the urinals clean!
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 and hazards can be eliminated along with lost productivity from job hazard injuries. And with a great safety culture comes a robust quality, robust quality enhances delivery, enhanced delivery lowers costs.