Error proofing is using a structured approach to eliminate errors and ensuring quality in your work processes. Error proofing is also known by many names such as Poka Yoke, which is a Japanese concept that is widely attributed to Shigeo Shingo. The primary aim of such error proofing processes is to help people and processes work right, the first time.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of the programme is to enable the delegate to:

  • Gain an understanding of error proofing

  • Identify root causes of error

  • Gain a knowledge the tools and techniques used in error proofing

  • Be able to reduce and eliminate waste

  • Be able to train others on error proofing methodology

This course is ideal for

  • Leaders

  • Supervisors

  • Managers

  • Decision makers

  • Business process owners

  • Operational and support staff from both the manufacturing and service sectors

Course Content

  • Introduction to error proofing

  • The root causes of error and how to identify them