Process Excellence

Mistake proofing

Mistake proofing, also known as Poka-Yoke, is a quality control technique used in manufacturing to prevent errors and minimize defects. The goal of mistake-proofing is to make it impossible for operators to make mistakes, reducing the need for rework, inspection, and scrap. Poka-Yoke is a Japanese term that means “mistake-proofing” or “error-proofing.” It is a simple but effective way to eliminate mistakes by making them impossible for them to occur in the first place. The…

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