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Measurement – Does the gauge have a valid calibration date? – Was the proper gauge used to measure the p to operator? - Do operators have a tough time using the prescribed gauge? - Is the gauge fixturing adequate?

Material (Includes Raw Material, Consumables and Information ) – Is all needed information available and ac information up to date? – What happens if we don't have all of the information we need? – Is a Material Safe defined and controlled? - Was the raw material defective? - was the raw material the wrong type for the job? (stored, dispensed, used & disposed)?

Method – Was the canister, barrel, etc. labeled properly? – Were the workers trained properly in the proced “approximately” phrases are found in this process? – Was this a process generated by an Integrated Product performed for this process? – Is the process under Statistical Process Control (SPC)? – Are the work instructio upgraded and to current revision? – Is the tooling adequately designed and controlled? – Is handling/packagi Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) ever performed? – Was adequate sampling done? – Are features of th

Environment – Is the process affected by temperature changes over the course of a day? – Is the process affe uncomfortable temperatures, fluorescent lighting, etc.?

Management - Is management involvement seen? – Inattention to task – Task hazards not guarded properly recognition of hazard – Previously identified hazards were not eliminated


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