If you are at all familiar with Lean Manufacturing, you’ll almost certainly have heard of Poka-Yoke. Most books and guides you’ll read about lean will include a section on Poka-Yoke. There are also over 2 billion search results for poka-yoke on Google alone, many explaining the concept in-depth.
It’s safe to say that there’s a wealth of information out there on what it is and the tools associated with it. So I thought it would be better to focus on something different:
Why Poka-yoke? And how do you implement it properly?