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eBooks and White Papers

LPAs 101 Layered Process Audit eBook

LPAs 101
Getting started with layered process audits? We break down implementing an LPA program into 3 simple steps.
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Layered Process Audit Secrets and Tips and Tricks

Layered Process Audit Secrets
Explore how you can change from a detect-and-correct mindset to a proactive quality culture with these insider LPA secrets.
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Cost of Quality

Cost of Quality
The hidden truth about your ultimate quality metric and common misconceptions around quality costs.
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Layered process audit book

The Ultimate Guide to Layered Process Audits
93 pages of content to take your LPA program to the next level!
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White Paper: Calculating the ROI of Layered Process Audits

Calculating the ROI of Layered Process Audits
This white paper examines the business impact of performing LPAs and key steps to achieving results.
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Improve Production Quality with Layered Process Audits

Improve Production Quality with Layered Process Audits
Explore best practices in optimizing and implementing an LPA program.
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Root Cause Analysis Guide

Root Cause Analysis 101 Guidebook
Download this 38-page guide to understand the five common root cause analysis tools
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Business Case for LPAs

The Business Case for LPA Software
This Hobson & Company report highlights the financial impact of moving from manual ‘pen-and-paper’.
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Digital Safety Inspections

Digital Safety Inspections
Discover where traditional safety inspections fall short and the benefits of going digital
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Audit Templates

Gemba Walk Checklist Template

Gemba Walk Checklist Template
Editable spreadsheet to help upper management get started with Gemba walks.
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Layered Process Audit Checklist Template

Layered Process Audit Checklist Template
The LPA checklist is an editable Excel spreadsheet intended to help manufacturers get started with LPAs.
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EASE COVID-19 Conduct Audit on Smart Phone

COVID-19 Checklist Template
Excel format audit question templates for workplace audits, self-assessment audits and visitor safety audits to get up and running rapidly
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5S Audit Checklist Template

5S Checklist Template
These editable 5S audit checklist templates are intended to be a starting point for organizations looking to abide by 5S or Lean quality management principles.
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Safety Inspection Checklist Template

Safety Inspection Checklist Template
Excel format safety inspection question templates for manufacturing plants. Get up and running quickly!
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Case Studies

Aerospace manufacturing plant floor audit case study

Aerospace Case Study
Discover how an aerospace supplier cut defects in half with Layered Process Audits.
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Aston Martin
Hear how this iconic automotive brand uses EASE to verify processes and correct issues in their pursuit of quality.
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Tier 1 Automotive Supplier layered process audit case study

Automotive Case Study
Read how a global automotive supplier cut internal PPM 73% and reduced overdue corrective actions 94% with EASE.
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Jacob Vehicle Systems layered process audit case study

Jacobs Vehicle Systems
Learn how replacing Kamishibai with EASE Improved Layered Process Audit Completion and Corrective Action Rates.
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Global Tire Manufacturing Case Study

Global Tire Manufacturer
A large tire manufacturer with manufacturing plants and technology centers across multiple continents implemented EASE to get better results with layered process audits.
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Additional Resources

8 Steps to Maximizing Audit Engagement
These handy posters can be printed in a prominent place within the plant floor or above you desk as a quick reminder of 8 things to consider before conducting a plant floor audit.
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