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Standardised Work

Standardisation is used in Lean to make processes better by understanding what the most efficient way of completing a task is

Standardised Work

Standardisation is used in Lean to make processes better by understanding what the most efficient way of completing a task is, and then establishing a process to ensure that this method can be repeated.

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It has a number of advantages in the workplace which include: reducing variability – and subsequently improving quality, improving employee well-being through better health and safety.

It centres around the following key principles:

  • The rate at which products are made or a job is completed, often referred to as Takt time.
  • The work sequence which is required in manufacture or to complete a job.
  • The standard inventory of machinery required to keep processes running smoothly

Standard work in your lean journey

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Standardised work

Selected Lean learning resources

Have a look at our latest Lean Construction resources which we hope will help you on your Lean Construction journey.

Visual Management
Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement
Standardised Work
Standardised Work

Building blocks of Lean Construction

There are key elements to Lean Construction and we have learning resources available to explain each to you and to help you start embedding lean in your organisation.

7 Wastes
Lean Construction & Waste

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5S Workplace Organisation

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Visual Management

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Value Stream Mapping

Value stream mapping is a technique used to sequence all…

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Collaborative Planning
Collaborative Planning and Production Control

Collaborative planning and production control are methods used to ensure…

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Problem Solving & Continuous Improvement

Lean techniques can be used to solve problems that happen…

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