Alabama Workforce Training Center (AWTC) 3500 6th Ave S
United States

Root Cause Failure Analysis and Problem Solving for Maintenance - 02/04/2020

Event Start Date: 2/4/2020 8:00 AM

Event End Date: 2/4/2020 4:30 PM

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This event can only be signed up for between 12/6/2019 12:00 AM - 1/29/2020 11:59 PM

This one-day workshop will give participants a chance to develop and implement permanent solutions to persistent machine failures and problems. The class will help maintenance personnel more quickly discover the true causes, not the symptoms, of failures. 

Also, the training addresses a systematic way of troubleshooting a problem with practical techniques and tools that work. This workshop will provide individual exercises as well as group activities throughout the day for the participants.

  • Learn a practical approach to troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Gather basic problem solving techniques such as fishbone diagrams, flowcharts and checksheets
  • Understand the “5-Why” technique, the positives and pitfalls, and the best way to use it to find the root cause
  • Learn and implement error / mistake proofing systems/tools
  • Gain teamwork skills working on solving class exercises
  • Reduce downtime and prevent recurrences of failures by standardizing troubleshooting and problem solving methods
  • Differentiate between Root Causes of a Problem and Symptoms.
  • Learn a structured way of Troubleshooting and Problem Solving for Maintenance
  • ERIC (Examine, Repair, Investigate, Correct)
  • 5 “M”s of a Process (and breakdown)
  • Troubleshooting Charts, Flowcharts
  • Investigation tools
    • Gather and Analyze the Numbers (Data)
    • Five “Why”
    •  Brainstorming and Cause-And-Effect Diagrams
    • Correct Problem
    • Prevention Systems
    • Error Proof/Mistake Proof 
    • Communicate



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