Group No 9 Group Members
Raj Bajaj 06 Apeksha Doshi 15 Shikha Jain 22 Disha Kothari 29 Monica Sarda 51 VISUAL CONTROL
What is visual control? Visual control is the principle of increasing efficiency and effectiveness simply by deliberately making things visible. When things are visible, they are kept in conscious mind. It also serves to ensure that everyone has a common viewpoint of what is being displayed.
Types of visual contolsINDICATOR
INDICATORPOWER LEVEL: Low
DESCRIPTION: An indicator only provides information about the immediate environment or situation. Indicators are passive and people may not notice them or respond to them.
EXAMPLES OF INDICATORS STREET SIGNALS
AUTO FUEL GAUGE
SIGNALPOWER LEVEL: medium
DESCRIPTION: Signals grab our attention with visual (or audible) alarms. People may still choose to ignore signals but they usually perceive them.
EXAMPLES OF SIGNALS TRAFFIC LIGHTSAIRCRAFT STALL WARNING
CONTROLPOWER LEVEL: High
DESCRIPTION: Controls limit behavior through strong visual messages or physical restrictions as an action takes place. EXAMPLES OF CONTROL TRAFFIC GATES
Benefits of visual controlCorrect the problems
Reduce manufacturing costs and possible waste
Shorten production lead time and thus keep the delivery due date
Ensure a safe and comfortable working environment
Increase company's profit
How to implement visual controlOrganize a program committee. Develop a plan and budget. Collect and develop examples and cases of problems or accidents. Publicly announce the start of the program to your company. Provide training and education to employees. Select a day and have everybody apply visual control in his/her own working area. Evaluate the results of visual control
Self-Examination and take corrective actions.
Two types of visual control implementation ACTUAL
ACTUALExamples of actual items that can be implemented through visual control are items that are designed to designate a location/position for each item, indicate quantity including inventory levels, distinguish items from each other and specify form.
ANALOGAnalog items that can be implemented through visual control are seen in the following examples: colors, shapes, symbols, characters, numbers, graphs, electronic lights, sound, touch, smell, taste etc
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Some Common Visual ApplicationsColor-coded pipes and wires
Painted floor areas for good stock, scrap, trash etc
Shadow boards for parts and tools
Production status boards
Directions of flow indicators Real time example- Pull board
CONCLUSIONBetter implementation of other procedures that are too tedious and complicated to understand.
Helps enhance innovative process.
It allows them to better enhance the overall efficiency of the company.