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8 Wastes (DOWNTIME) Checklist

1. Defects

Are there information, products, or services that are incomplete or inaccurate?

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2. Overproduction

Are we making earlier, faster, or more of something than required?

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3. Waiting

Are we waiting for information, equipment, materials, parts, or people too long?

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4. Non-utilized talent

Are the employees' experience, skills, knowledge, or creativity not properly utilized?

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5. Transportation

Is there an unnecessary movement of materials, information, or equipment?

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6. Inventory

Is there an accumulation of parts, information, applications, etc. beyond what is required by the customer?

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7. Motion

Is there any movement by the people that is not of value to the customer?

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8. Extra-processing

Is there any step that does not add value in the eyes of the customer?

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Additional Observations

Name & Signature of Person Responsible
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8 Wastes Checklist

Created by: SafetyCulture Staff | Industry: General | Downloads: 28

An 8 wastes checklist is used by area supervisors to identify any of the 8 wastes (based on 7 wastes with non-utilized talent as 8th waste) and eliminate them in the workplace. This intuitive 8 wastes checklist include potential causes for each waste such as waiting for information, materials, and equipment too long or steps in the process that do not add value to the customer.

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8 Wastes (DOWNTIME) Checklist

1. Defects

Are there information, products, or services that are incomplete or inaccurate?

Select all that apply

Specify

2. Overproduction

Are we making earlier, faster, or more of something than required?

Select all that apply

Specify

3. Waiting

Are we waiting for information, equipment, materials, parts, or people too long?

Select all that apply

Specify

4. Non-utilized talent

Are the employees' experience, skills, knowledge, or creativity not properly utilized?

Select all that apply

Specify

5. Transportation

Is there an unnecessary movement of materials, information, or equipment?

Select all that apply

Specify

6. Inventory

Is there an accumulation of parts, information, applications, etc. beyond what is required by the customer?

Select all that apply

Specify

7. Motion

Is there any movement by the people that is not of value to the customer?

Select all that apply

Specify

8. Extra-processing

Is there any step that does not add value in the eyes of the customer?

Select all that apply

Specify

Completion

Additional Observations

Name & Signature of Person Responsible
Name & Signature of Management Representative