Category Archives: Solve Business Problems

Correcting Nonconformances with Corrective Action

We know that it is important to collect information and feedback from external and internal sources in order to identify problems and non-conformances. But once you have found a problem, what steps do you take to resolve it? Do you take corrective action on all problems that are identified? Continue reading Correcting Nonconformances with Corrective Action

Applying Key Metrics to Predict Safety Performance

Leading safety indicators are based on an examination of potential risks as well as past incidents that did not result in injury. This can include history such as observation, unsafe actions, and safety meeting attendance. In contrast, lagging safety indicators only look at past injuries. Leading indicators thus give you the ability to preemptively respond to any potential risks that could result in more serious incidents. Continue reading Applying Key Metrics to Predict Safety Performance

How Do You Analyze Correlation?

You may know how to use cause-effect diagrams and scatter diagrams to identify the causes of problems and to quantify the impact of solving those problems. Before you try to understand control charts, you need to understand the concept of correlation and how to analyze correlation between variables data. Continue reading How Do You Analyze Correlation?