Mistake-Proofing, also known as Poka Yoke, means to consciously and diligently try to eliminate defects by preventing human errors before they occur or create alarms to warn of potential defects.

 

For a better understanding of Mistake-Proofing and an overview of Lean Six Sigma,check out our Free Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, Green Belt Training or Lean Training.

Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.