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Pre-launch Equipment Safety Assessments

Pre-launch Safety Reviews & Documentation Enable Safe Equipment Use

Client: OEM Vehicle Manufacturer

Objective:

  1. Conduct tooling reviews in accordance with client’s Safety & Ergonomic standards for manually operated stations within Body, Paint and Final Assembly.
  2. Conduct material rack reviews in accordance with client’s Safety & Ergonomic standards for manually operated stations within Body Paint and Final Assembly operated stations.
  3. Document and address risks with client personnel to mitigate employee risks.

Project Description:

Client’s drive to improve equipment and material rack safety and ergonomics requires pre-launch equipment assessments and buyoffs. Sandalwood was commissioned to conduct tooling reviews, safety checklists, rack designs and risk assessments for both Safety and Ergonomics for the launch of a new product.

Results:

  • Completed tooling reviews and checklists for all major Body Shop tooling. 
  • Completed rack reviews and physical verification for all new material handling end item racks.
  • Identified all safety hazards and developed methods to eliminate the hazards.
  • Devised plans to safe guard hazards that could not be totally eliminated .
  • Ensured that safety circuits were installed and properly functioning.
  • Ensured safety placards and warning labels were attached to the equipment and visible to facility personnel.

Customer Checklist

Sample Equipment Verification System

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