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Lean Safety Transforming Your Safety Program with Lean Management

ISBN-10: 1439816425
ISBN-13: 9781439816424
Edition: 2009
Authors: Robert Hafey
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Productivity Press
Publication date: 12/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 186
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Lean thinking has been linked to most core business processes, including product development, manufacturing, purchasing, accounting, and the supply chain. It can also be linked to continuous improvement activities and safety improvement. This unique book provides the knowledge necessary to both assess and improve a current safety program by using lean tools and techniques. Written by a leader in the industry with more than 30 years of experience, the text focuses on the culture, leaders, thinking, improvement methods, correct incident and accident investigation, and the proper metrics needed for a successful implementation and enduring initiative.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Why Focus on Safety?
Demonstrate That Safety Really Is First
Quick Guide: Lean Focused Approach to Safety Management
Endnotes
Change the Culture
A Common Goal of Both Lean Philosophy and Safety Programs
Quick Guide: Change the Culture
Leadership's Role
Focus Everyone on the Process
Quick Guide: Leadership's Role
Lean Tools for Safety
You Can Continuously Cope or You Can Continuously Improve-The Choice Is Yours
Lean Tool 5S: A Structured Method of Workplace Organization
Sort
Set in Order
Shine
Standardize
Sustain
Disciplined Approach Necessary to Maintain Safety in the Workplace
Lean Tool: Visual Factory
Signage
Charts
Signaling Systems
Process Mapping
Lean Tool: Training
Lean Tool: Poka-Yoke (Failsafe)
Lean Tool: Benchmarking
Lean Tool: Continuous Flow/Cycle Time Gains
Lean Tool: Standard Work
Lean Tool: Problem Solving
Lean Tool: Metrics
Lean Tool: Teams
Quick Guide: Lean Tools for Safety
Endnotes
Advanced Lean Tools for Safety
Facilitated Leadership: Changing How People Think
Lean Tool: A3 Problem Solving
State the Agreed Upon Problem or Need
Draw the Current State Map or State the Current Condition
Problem Solving-Use Ask "Why" Five Times Technique to Get to Root Causes
The Future State-Draw a Map or Describe How You Would Like It to Be
Implementation Plan
Audit Expected Results against Actual Results
Lean Tool: Kaizen Blitz
Planning the Kaizen Event
Facilitating the Kaizen Blitz
Kaizen Team Presentation
Kaizen Event Follow-Up Meeting
Quick Guide: Advanced Lean Tools for Safety
Endnote
Safety Program Leadership
It Doesn't Have to Be a Manager
Team Leader
Management Facilitator
Accident Investigation Facilitator
Recorder Keeper
Subteam Leaders
Human Resources (HR) Facilitator
Safety Walk Co-Coordinator
OSHA Knowledge Expert
Training Coordinator
Quick Guide: Safety Program Leadership
Endnote
Incident/Accident Investigation
Getting to Root Causes and Lasting Solutions
Focus on Process, Not People
Getting to Root Cause and Corrective Actions
Quick Guide: Lean Approach to Incident and Accident Investigations
Promoting Safety
Engaging Employees to Build Safety Awareness
Flash Meetings
Benchmarking (A Standard against Which Something Can Be Measured or Assessed)
Safety Improvement Programs
Safety Observation Program
Job Safety Analysis
Safety Kaizen Blitz Events
Quick Guide: Lean Approach to Internal Safety Promotion
Roadmap to World-Class Safety
Pulling the Pieces Together to Build or Rebuild a Safety Program
Safety Program Leadership
Lean Approach to Safety Program Leadership
Safety Team
Lean Approach to a Safety Team
Other Team Building Opportunities
Recordkeeping
Lean Approach to Recordkeeping
Safety Program Outline Documents
Safety Education
Lean Approach to Safety Education
Safety Program Activity Management
Lean Approach to Safety Program Activity Management
Safety Rule Definition
Lean Approach to Safety Rule Definition
Safety Communications
Lean-Influenced Safety Communications
Quick Guide: Roadmap to World-Class Safety
Safety Standard Work
Foundation of Continuous Improvement
Quick Guide: Standard Work for Managers
Endnote
Safety Metrics
What You Measure Makes a Difference
Lean Approach to Safety Metrics
Quick Guide: Metrics
Conclusion
Glossary
Index
About the Author

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