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Lean Tool


Standard work is a tool used to identify the safest most efficient way to accomplish a result/perform a process. Standard work produces a living document that standardizes work and reduces the variation in the process. The purpose is to achieve better and more consistent results for the customer by documenting the what, the how and as applicable, the why of work.

Use When

  • Determining how a process will perform
  • Creating predictability in a process and create consistency in outputs produced
  • Identifying any variations or waste in a process
  • Training


Standard Work Template Instructions

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