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Grantee Name: University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at Houston Grant Number: SH-22316-11 Grant Year: 2011

The grantee provided ergonomics training to hospital and nursing home staff primarily in the Houston, Texas metro area. Training included process design, process improvement, controls, and best practices of safe patient handling. Training materials consist of PowerPoints presentations and student worksheets.


Title Length Format File Size
Safe Patient Handling Among Health Care Workers
Training Agenda 3 pages PDF* 342 KB
Define & Measure
Overview of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) 22 slides PPTX* 285 KB
Voice of the Customer (VOC) Analysis 48 slides PPTX* 1.02 MB
Processing Mapping 25 slides PPTX* 594 KB
Value Stream Mapping 28 slides PPTX* 640 KB
VOC Affinity Diagrams Worksheet 1 page PDF* 300 KB
VOC Communicating with Customers Worksheet 1 page PDF* 214 KB
VOC Customer Segmentation Worksheet 1 page PDF* 247 KB
VOC Identifying Big "Y"s Worksheet 1 page PDF* 171 KB
VOC Making it Real Worksheet 1 page PDF* 236 KB
VOC SIPOC Chart 1 page PDF* 165 KB
VSM Process Step Worksheet 1 page PDF* 97 KB
VSM Spaghetti Chart 1 page PDF* 170 KB
Analyze & Improve
Safe Patient Handling Practices 47 slides PPTX* 3.94 MB
Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) 25 slides PPTX* 390 KB
Quick Wins 5S and 8 Wastes 29 slides PPTX* 1.28 MB
FMEA Analysis Worksheet 1 page PDF* 158 KB
8 Wastes Worksheet 1 page PDF* 162 KB
Lean Visual Controls 21 slides PPTX* 3.27 MB
Control Plans 17 slides PPTX* 259 KB
Mistake Proofing (Poke Yoke) 20 slides PPTX* 584 KB
Visual Controls Worksheet 1 page PDF* 232 KB
Control Plans Worksheet 1 page PDF* 234 KB
Poke Yoke Worksheet 1 page PDF* 225 KB

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