8 wastes of Lean Laboratory identification checklist is a simple way to audit the efficiency of your laboratory.
This form provides a template with which to carry out an efficiency audit of a specific laboratory and implement a continuous improvement process (CIP).
It generates an overall score (maximum 32). Any score below 20 has significant potential for improvement.
Perform the 8 wastes of lean identification audit regularly to measure and track improvements.
This free checklist consists of a series of criteria with recommended target values to meet, organized into the 8 wastes of lean categories:
3. Waiting time
4. Non-engaged employees
8. Extra processing
The 8 wastes identification checklist guides the user through the process of observing their current workflows and noting their observations, with several sub-categories for each of the 8 types of waste. A Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) process can be used to make continuous improvements as a result of each audit.
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