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Safety Management in a Manufacturing Company: Six Sigma Approach

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The manufacturing company under consideration recorded the high accident rates for last few years. These accidents cause the organization the heavy man-day loss, the production loss and heavy costs of insurance. The objective of health and safety department at the manufacturing company was to set and improve accidents prevention system. The paper presents how does the six-sigma technique will help to evaluate the safety and environmental hazards in performance of organizations? It is observed that the study helped the management to measure, analyze and improve overall safety plan to protect the life and health of the employees.

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L. Ateekh-ur-Rehman, "Safety Management in a Manufacturing Company: Six Sigma Approach," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 7, 2012, pp. 400-407. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.47053.


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