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Lean IT and Business

< 1 min read Steve Bell – Lean IT and Business Details. Lean IT expert Steve Bell helps solve the long-standing battle between a company’s goal of Continuous Improvement and IT’s perceived lack of agility. It’s a constant friction between managemeet wanting computer/network changes now, and IT wanting to slow the pace and do …

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High Noise Levels Cause Injuries

5 min read Loud workplaces are unsafe Details. If you have to shout to be heard by a coworker, even though they’re right next to you, you’re at a higher risk for on-the-job injuries. Prof. Tony Leroux of the University of Montréal tells about his group’s recent study on hearing loss related to …

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Are Workers Good Safety Observers?

8 min read Can you count on regular employees to monitor safety? Details. Can you count on regular employees to monitor safety? Cary Usrey of Predictive Solutions gives his opinion, and the research to back it up. Cary started his career in the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power Program. Cary graduated with his Associate’s …

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Starting A Visual Workplace, Pt. 1

< 1 min read Gwendolyn Galsworth Pt. 1 – Visual Thinking Details. Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth, the president and founder of Visual Thinking, Inc., defines the Visual Workplace as “A work environment that is self ordering, self explaining, self regulating and self improving where what is supposed to happen does happen on time, every time, …

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Starting A Visual Workplace, Pt. 2

< 1 min read Gwendolyn Galsworth Pt. 2 – Visual Thinking Details. Implementing a Visual Workplace does not mean you’ll lose your job. In this podcast, Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth explains that new efficiencies should not cause workers to be eliminated. She also tells of her career history, how she worked with Norman Bodek, and …

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