What is a visual machine? It is equipment that speaks directly to the people that use it. It is intuitive and easy-to-understand. It is well maintained and reliable. A visual machine identifies key maintenance and safety instructions at a glance without confusion.
In 2011, unsafe work environments led to more than 2 million injuries and illnesses on the job. But that is not all. The cost of workplace injuries is also staggering. Employer’s pay as much as $1 billion per week in direct and indirect worker’s compensation costs.
The infographic illustrates the big 6 losses for equipment as follows: breakdowns, small stops, startup rejects, production rejects, reduced speed and setup and adjustments.
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