REVIEW ON “POKA-YOKE: TECHNIQUE TO PREVENT DEFECTS”Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.4, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2015-11-30
Authors : Aishwarya J. Kurhade;
Page : 652-659
Keywords : optimum; productive; monotonous; errors; creativity.;
In today’s competitive world any organization has to manufacture high quality, defect free products at optimum cost. The new culture of total quality management, total productive management in the manufacturing as well as service sector gave birth to new ways to improve quality of products. By using various tools of TQM like KAIZEN, Six Sigma, JIT, JIDCO, POKA YOKE, FMS etc. organization is intended to develop quality culture. During actual manufacturing of any product there are too many simple and monotonous steps which are carried out by operators. These monotonous work operations result in to mental fatigue and lack of interest in work which ultimately causes silly mistakes of operators and we know that human is prone to errors even though he doesn’t want it. To avoid these simple mistakes, poka yoke concept play important role. By implementing some simple solutions we can avoid mistakes. The long term success of poka yoke gives output of saving time and we release the work pressure on mind of worker. We can use creativity and special skills of workers for more creative operations instead of increasing pressure for monotonous activities.
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