The Elsmar Cove Wiki More Free Files The Elsmar Cove Forums Discussion Thread Index Post Attachments Listing Failure Modes Services and Solutions to Problems Elsmar cove Forums Main Page Elsmar Cove Home Page
Go Back   The Elsmar Cove Forum > Common Quality Assurance Processes and Tools > Nonconformance and Corrective Action
Forum Username


Search the Elsmar Cove
Custom Search
Monitor the Elsmar Forum
Follow Marc & Elsmar
Elsmar Cove Forum RSS Feed  Marc Smith's Google+ Page  Marc Smith's Linked In Page   Marc Smith's Elsmar Cove YouTube Page  Marc Smith's Facebook Page  Elsmar Cove Twitter Feed
Elsmar Cove Groups
Elsmar Cove Google+ Group  Elsmar Cove LinkedIn Group  Elsmar Cove Facebook Group
Sponsor Links





Donate and $ Contributor Forum Access
Courtesy Quick Links

Links that Elsmar Cove visitors will find useful in your quest for knowledge:

Howard's
International Quality Services
Marcelo Antunes'
SQR Consulting
Bob Doering's
Correct SPC - Precision Machining

NIST's Engineering Statistics Handbook
IRCA - International Register of Certified Auditors
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
Quality Digest Portal
IEST - Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology
ASQ - American Society for Quality
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Content Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12th January 2001, 08:26 AM
Roger Eastin Roger Eastin is offline
An Original Cover!

 
Registration Date: Dec 1998
Location: Greenville, SC
 
Posts: 471
Thanks Given to Others: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Karma Power: 110
Karma: 65
Roger Eastin has less than 100 Karma points so far.
Quid Pro Quo Preventive Action (PA) Examples - Seeking Examples, not Definition

I would like to have some examples of preventive actions. I do not need a definition of preventive action, but examples. I would like to see how creative folks have been with this area. I want to give my management a "broad brush" idea of how to apply preventive action, but I think I'm being too restrictive myself with P.A. Thanks ahead of time.

Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 12th January 2001, 11:03 AM
CarolX's Avatar
CarolX CarolX is offline
Super Moderator

 
Registration Date: Jun 2000
Location: North of Chicago,Illinois, USA
Age: 54
 
Posts: 2,171
Thanks Given to Others: 471
Thanked 389 Times in 279 Posts
Karma Power: 284
Karma: 5205
CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.
CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.CarolX is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.
Roger,

We defined the following 3 items as the core of our preventive action program:

1) Preventative Maintainence and Calibration of equipment.

2)Weekly sales call reports from our sales rep to upper management.

3) Employee suggestion box (and yes, it really is a very active system here, not just lip service from upper management).

Hope these ideas help.

Regards,
Carol
Sponsored Links

  #3  
Old 12th January 2001, 11:09 AM
stefanson
Unregistered Guest

 
 
Posts: n/a
Screw

FMEAs are a good idea. Also, many organizations classify all Continuous Improvement activities as PAs. Unfortunately, the 2000 revision to ISO 9001 still has the highly subjective requirement for Preventive Action (w/documented procedure too) after all they've done to add Continuous Improvement. Some organizations also track Trends over Time, and define Preventive Action when limits are exceeded or goals not maintained.

[This message has been edited by stefanson (edited 12 January 2001).]
  #4  
Old 12th January 2001, 01:44 PM
Jim Triller
Unregistered Guest

 
 
Posts: n/a
Examples of preventive action:
1. Training employees before starting work so they know how to do the job correctly.
2. Contingency planning.
3. An effectively implemented maintenance system.
4. Knowing your process capabilities and not promising customers more than that.
5. Knowing your supplier's process capabilities and not expecting more than that.
6. Decision making based on facts and data.
7. Disaster recovery planning.
  #5  
Old 12th January 2001, 02:14 PM
Laura M's Avatar
Laura M Laura M is offline
Courtesy Access

 
Registration Date: Aug 1999
Location: Rochester, NY US
 
Posts: 762
Thanks Given to Others: 3
Thanked 32 Times in 20 Posts
Karma Power: 137
Karma: 731
Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.Laura M is appreciated, and has over 700 Karma points.
Send a message via AIM to Laura M Send a message via Skype™ to Laura M
PFMEA for an inspection operation resulted in "potential" identification problems that were fixed. No complaints, but "potential"

Just one example from that exercise.

The thought process of a PFMEA on just about anything comes up with some interesting answers.

  #6  
Old 12th January 2001, 04:17 PM
Marc's Avatar
Marc Marc is online now
Your Elsmar Cove Host

 
Registration Date: Jan 1996
Location: West Chester - Southern Ohio - USA
Age: 63
 
Posts: 23,766
Thanks Given to Others: 8,855
Thanked 5,013 Times in 3,182 Posts
Blog Entries: 4
Karma Power: 400
Karma: 31207
Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.
Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.Marc is appreciated, and has over 1700 Karma points.
Yin Yang

> The thought process of a PFMEA on just about anything
> comes up with some interesting answers.

To be blunt, thinking is the key word. Thinking about anything should provoke interesting questions and, hopefully, some answers as well.
  #7  
Old 12th January 2001, 06:11 PM
marcelo
Unregistered Guest

 
 
Posts: n/a
Thumbs up

other examples:
- The prevection accident in the job, before of occur, for example, install gages friendly for impede accident.

Thank you, sorry my english.
  #8  
Old 15th January 2001, 09:13 AM
Roger Eastin Roger Eastin is offline
An Original Cover!

 
Registration Date: Dec 1998
Location: Greenville, SC
 
Posts: 471
Thanks Given to Others: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Karma Power: 110
Karma: 65
Roger Eastin has less than 100 Karma points so far.
Thanks for the answers. We are using our PFMEA as the basis for preventive action, but the question came up about other sources for preventive action. This is where my stereotypical thinking came into play and I sort of blanked out!!! So, thanks for the mental "Drano"!!
Reply

Lower Navigation Bar
Go Back   The Elsmar Cove Forum > Common Quality Assurance Processes and Tools > Nonconformance and Corrective Action

Do you find this discussion thread helpful and informational?


Bookmarks


Visitors Currently Viewing this Thread: 1 (0 Registered Visitors (Members) and 1 Unregistered Guest Visitors)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Forum Search
Display Modes Rate Thread Content
Rate Thread Content:

Forum Posting Settings
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Discussion Threads
Discussion Thread Title Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post or Poll Vote
Need examples of preventive action - Nonconformance - No preventive action for 1 year Sean Kelley Preventive Action and Continuous Improvement 18 31st July 2008 02:57 PM
Preventive Action Examples, Excluding Preventive Maintenance, Wanted Isabel ISO 9000, ISO 9001, and ISO 9004 - Questions and Discussions 10 5th August 2006 07:58 AM
Corrective & Preventive Action in Telecom - Seeking methodology examples a_bardi Preventive Action and Continuous Improvement 0 27th July 2006 03:19 AM
ISO 9001:2000 Preventive Action Procedure: Seeking examples Ingeniero1 ISO 9000, ISO 9001, and ISO 9004 - Questions and Discussions 7 29th March 2004 10:44 AM
Seeking 'True' Preventive Action Examples Russ Preventive Action and Continuous Improvement 28 12th July 2002 10:31 AM



The time now is 02:59 AM. All times are GMT -4.
Your time zone can be changed in your UserCP --> Options.


   


Marc Timothy Smith - Elsmar.com
8466 LeSourdsville-West Chester Road, Olde West Chester, Ohio 45069-1929
513 341-6272