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Tom Weaver, President, Weaver Consulting
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Mistake Proofing

By Tom Weaver, Rob Weaver
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Tom Weaver, President, Weaver Consulting

Mistake proofing is used in product, process, and service design and development as well as in ongoing operations and improvement applications. The goal with mistake-proofing is to find and correct mistakes, errors, or omissions as close to the source as possible, when the mistakes cost less to correct than if found later.

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Tom Weaver, President, Weaver Consulting
CAPA Corner

Model for a CAPA Root Cause Investigation

By Tom Weaver
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Tom Weaver, President, Weaver Consulting

This is the first of a series of articles on conducting a root cause investigation. The model applies to a Corrective Action/ Preventive Action or CAPA investigation, as well as any other type of investigation. In this premier article, we describe a model for conducting a science-based, systematic investigation leaving future articles to delve into more detail as the individual steps are explored, specific tools are highlighted, and example investigations are reviewed.

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