Why Does Six Sigma Projects Often Fall Short of Expectations

Six Sigma Blues One all-too-common problem in the Lean Six Sigma arena stems from the fact that it’s hard to be a believer in a system when it simply doesn’t work for you. When it comes to Lean, the reasons[…]

8 Electricity Tips for Staying Safe

A Guide for Keeping Safe around Electricity Of all the many safety hazards in the workplace, few can cause as much damage, injury or even death as electricity. To make it worse, accidents with electricity can literally happen in the[…]

Five Locations where Workshop Floor Markings should be used

A Workshop Floor Marking Guide If you work in or manage any type of large facility, event space or other area and you are looking for ways to improve safety, implement 5S and/or lean principles, or just generally improve organization,[…]

Top Ten Shipping Dock Safety Tips

Tips to Improve Shipping Dock Safety! While there are many dangers present in most facilities, few locations have as many different hazards as the common shipping or loading dock. If you take a step back and watch the activity in[…]

How to Plan Effective Workplace Safety Drills

There are many different things that companies can do to help improve the safety of their facility and their employees. Learning about and implementing industry best safety practices, for example, can do a lot to cut down on hazards within[…]

Confined Space Entry Permits – Safety Guidelines Hidden In The Cracks

Confined Space Entry Permits – Safety Guidelines Hidden In The Cracks  Dangerous, confined spaces are the stuff of horror films and cringe-worthy moments on screen, and there’s a reason. Depictions of people trapped in a confined space not only play[…]

DMAIC Cycle

Improving Facility Processes through DMAIC Cycle If you’re looking for ways to improve virtually any process in your facility, you will want to make sure you are making informed changes that are focused on getting the results you desire. One[…]