Product Safety Management as an Important Area of The Lean Management Concept


The article presents the issues of product safety management in enterprises managed in accordance with the Lean Management concept. The Lean Management concept is aimed at limiting or even completely excluding all forms of waste by intensifying and stimulating continuous improvement. One of the ways to reduce waste is to minimize waste and production shortages that arise due to failures in meeting the product safety requirements, quality criteria for a specific product. In addition, good practices in product safety in Lean organizations will be shown, which show the care for the safety of the products offered. On the basis of research, the following will be presented in the article: a general approach to product safety and detection of production deficiencies, as well as the autor’s original proposal for a system ensuring the safety of manufactured products.

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