Integrating Safety into Lean
Make sustaining lean shop-floor driven
Presentation Code: VS2-09
Value Stream: VS2 - Sustaining Lean & Delivering Results
Day & Time: Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 1:30 PM
Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Safety should be part of every lean initiative. The benefits are numerous. Integrating safety into 5S programs lets you reduce risk while improving operating efficiency and productivity. Safety becomes embedded in the company culture. So, jumpstart a lagging lean implementation and use lean to maximize your safety processes and take lean to the next level. This presentation can help. In fact, the concepts presented in this session can be applied at any point in your company's lean journey.
In this presentation:
- Learn why safety should be integrated into your lean initiatives.
- Hear how lean implementation can be applied to reducing risk.
- Find out how safety can be part of lean training.
- Use simple safety checklists.
- Include safety in lean events to empower employees to reduce risk.
- Integrate safety into all aspects of your lean journey.
- Apply lean safety at your business.
Minerals TechnologiesMinerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based company. It has a world-wide customer base and develops, produces and markets a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The company has two segments: specialty minerals and refractories.
Kim McDevittKim McDevitt is the global environmental health and safety manager for Specialty Minerals Inc., a division of Minerals Technologies. Kim has more than 20 years experience implementing quality, safety and environmental systems in various manufacturing environments. Her other roles in industry have included management of operations and quality functions.
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