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Tweet Community Leadership Award The Saint Vincent College Center for Operational Excellence Community Leadership Award recognizes an individual whose leadership has made a significant impact in his / her community. The mission of KCOE is engaging organizations to help them achieve world-class performance. Our core values are: 1. People matter, a lot (mutual trust and respect, all around) 2. Make it better than you found it (constant improvement is part of my job). Boniface Wimmer To whom is the Community Leadership Award awarded? The award is for an individual who exudes mutual trust and respect... 

Tweet Engaging People (The Cultural Change Phase) | Safety System Safety System | A PDCA Cycle If you’ve read David’s blog on The OE Safety System Versus OSHA Safety Compliance Audit: you already know that the OE Safety System is a PDCA cycle.  This PDCA cycle also consists of even smaller PDCA cycles.  Here’s a graphic to help understand: Safety System, PDCA Cycle End of Shift Restoration | Daily PDCA of the Safety System At the frontline team leader level, the OE Safety System introduces a daily end of shift safety restoration to-do list.  The purpose of this checklist / to-do list is... 

Tweet How to Develop an End of Shift Work Restoration Checklist Purpose of the End of Shift Work Restoration Checklist: The purpose of this end of shift workplace restoration checklist / to-do list is to restore the working area back to safe working conditions.  Culturally, enforcing a behavior (daily restorations), changes attitudes (safety first versus production first), which resonates with an existing value (people’s safety is important). End of shift work restoration checklist example 10 Steps to Create Restoration Checklist: 1. Have a developed balanced scorecard where you can report... 

Tweet Today at Saint Vincent College, Steve (Coach at KCOE) along with other members of the Saint Vincent Community (pictured below) met with Pittsburgh Marathon Directors.  This was an initial meeting to see how Saint Vincent can help the Pittsburgh Marathon. Tweet  

Tweet KCOE has been linked on the International Powder Metallurgy Directory for work done at Phoenix Sintered Metals.  Checkout the screen shot and link below! Tweet  

Tweet Top 3 Problem Selection for the Balanced Scorecard The following describes a step by step process for problem selection for the Operational Excellence (OE) balanced scorecard monthly meeting. Quick facts: The visual OE balanced scorecard allows for 3 problems in each priority: safety, quality, productivity, human development, cost, and OE implementation.  6 priorities, 3 problems per priority, 18 problems. 5 Step Approach for Top Problem Selection Step 1: The responsible person (“R”) for each functional area (department, division, line, shift, whatever functional team that person is... 

Tweet Frontline Leader Tips: Below are 20 frontline leader tips.  What is described in these tips begins to form the continuous improvement framework at the frontline.  Two specific components described are the daily meeting and problem solving. These tips were run daily through our social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc).  If you’re interested in receiving small tips (and much more) follow KCOE on Facebook, Twitter, and many other social media sites. Frontline Leader Tips 20 Frontline Leader Tips #20  Get your team together, same time, same place. #19  Ask your team if... 

Tweet phoenix sintered metals safety Phoenix Sintered Metals Celebrates “2 Years” Without a Lost Time Accident! Phoenix Sintered Metals, Inc. recently held a celebration of Safety in recognition of two (2) years without a lost time accident.  The 2 year mark dates back to July 31, 2008.  The celebration, which took place at their Brockway, PA facility, included a lunch cooked by the Varischetti Family (owners) and served by the Varischetti’s, the Management Team and the Safety Committee.  Additionally, commemorative shirts were distributed to the employees by the Safety Committee. General... 

Tweet Why and How to Use Safety Pat Safety Pat is a tool to visually manage safety incidents and accidents.  Visual management is one of the foundational principles of operational excellence and continuous improvement.  Safety Pat is one way to see visually the problems you are having with incidents and accidents.  Many of us in manufacturing have at least heard of safety pat, but by the end of this blog you should understand why and how to use safety pat. Materials needed: 1. Safety pat (photo below, email us for a higher quality version) 2. Red and yellow markers how to use safety pat 5 Steps... 

Tweet Safety Basics | How to Use a Green Cross (daily) The following is a quick instructional on how to use a green cross in the OE safety system. Materials needed before you learn how to use a green cross: 1. Green cross 2. Red, yellow, and green markers Prerequisites of the OE System before you learn how to use a green cross: 1. Steering Committee 2. Daily Meeting 3. Balanced Scorecard (i.e. a place to hang the green cross and both short and long term safety target) 5 Simple Steps on How to Use a Green Cross: Step 1: Incorporate the green cross into the safety portion of your daily and monthly... 


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