This is a very simple yet powerful tool that will help your team to systematically solve any complicated problems. The tool can be used by anyone to brainstorm all potential causes and narrow down to identify the root cause.
A simple template to help you to record key job elements and identify if each of these key job elements (or individual tasks) are value added or Waste. Once you have completed the worksheet you can start to target the WASTE components and improve the process by eliminating the waste.
We have had this template made into custome Alu Panel signs for our farm entrances and dairy sheds, to make it clear what the expectation is of visitors to our farms. This helps to keep our team and business as safe as possible.
If this template is useful to your farms too, feel free to adapt and use.
This is a great game that you can play with your team to simulate the concept of 5S. The idea is to cross out all the numbers in sequence and time how long it takes to do this before 5S (all numbers are mixed up), after Sorting (numbers sorted and only what’s needed is kept) and after Set In Order (numbers are arranged in order). The results will amaze you! And this reflects exactly what happens on farm!
This is a brief process we have created for our team to clarify the process around working if they are a household contact or if they are tested positive for Covid. As we have registered as a essential service business under the Close Contact Exemption Scheme our team can continue to work under the scheme and under the Bubble of One condition if they are fully vaccinated.
Feel free to download this template and modify how you wish and use for your team too.