Lean and Safe: Safety-Integrated Process Improvement

Course Description

This course provides an opportunity for participants to explore an integrated approach for improving both production processes and safety outcomes collaboratively. Participants with either process improvement or safety and health backgrounds will benefit from this integrated, simulation-based learning experience. Those attending will see how addressing process and safety concurrently promotes greater benefits to the organization.

Course ID: EST 7015P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details May 23, 2017 May 25, 2017 May 24, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,095 17116
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14236 Oct 28, 2014 Oct 30, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $995
15041 Apr 28, 2015 Apr 30, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,095
15042 Sep 15, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 Classroom Savannah, GA $1,095
16113 May 24, 2016 May 26, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,095
16114 Sep 13, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Classroom Savannah, GA $1,095

Who Should Attend

Safety and health professionals, process improvement specialists, industrial engineers, managers and anybody with interest in safety and health or lean and process improvement

How You Will Benefit

  • Explore an integrated approach for improving both production processes and safety outcomes collaboratively.

  • See how addressing process and safety concurrently promotes greater benefits to the organization.

  • Apply safety metrics to Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for process improvements.

  • Understand and apply the “lean and safe” toolkit.

  • Identify and assess safety waste in processes.

  • Learn to work collaboratively and cross-functionally to develop "lean and safe” solutions.

  • Analyze the results of safety-integrated process improvements.

  • Sustain safety-integrated process improvements.

  • Lead a “lean and safe” organization.

Content

  • Introduction to safety-integrated process improvement

  • Value Stream Mapping for processes and safety outcomes

  • Identifying and assessing waste and hazards concurrently

  • Implementing safety-integrated process improvements

  • Sustaining safety-integrated process improvements

  • Leading in a lean and safe organization

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET

Instructors