What are the 8 Deadly Wastes?
Processing more material or information than necessary to achieve the desired output. Work that does not add value to the customer.
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Having more material or information than you need at this time.
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Moving inventory, people, tools or other items more often or over farther distances than is necessary.
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Producing more of a product than can be consumed at the time.
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Errors or mistakes causing rework to correct the problem.
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Unnecessary movement of people or items within a work center.
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Waiting for material or information. Involves customers, patients, workers or parts sitting idle.
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Not recognizing and utilizing the capabilities of your workforce.
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