Lean Manufacturing & Safety Glossary

Lean Manufacturing & Safety Glossary

If you’re looking to make improvements at your workplace, you need to know what people are talking about in terms of Lean and safety jargon. This glossary list is organized alphabetically, allowing you to sort through and find exactly what you need to know.

Both safety and Lean have their own language that can be difficult to understand, and we hope these comprehensive definitions can point you in the right direction. This new terminology comes with exploring Japanese words, philosophies, and unique acronyms. All of these will give you important insight on the core principles used in Lean to eliminate waste and improve efficiency at your workplace.

Overall, the glossary terms you’ll find in here will teach you about complex safety hazards, the occupational safety agencies that develop and regulate workplace safety, commonly followed industry standards, and more.

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