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5S Lean Audit Checklist

5S Lean Audit Checklist

5S refers to Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardise, and Sustain and is an organisational tool to keep your workplace running efficiently, in a clean and safe manner.

5S Manufacturing Checklist

5S Manufacturing Checklist

This checklist helps your business increase productivity.

A3 Report

A3 Report

Using a checklist for the A3 report makes it easier to gather the desired information, analyze the problem and plan the solution.

After Sales Risk Assessment & Service Report

After Sales Risk Assessment & Service Report

Terex Cranes - Risk Assessment and Service Report for Field Service Technicians use

Area Safety and Health Assessment

Area Safety and Health Assessment

Are PPE requirements sufficient? -Should gloves be required? -Should a face shield be required?

Audit Process - Welding

Audit Process - Welding

This template is used to check the welding work in production.

Behavior-Based Safety Checklist (BBS)

Behavior-Based Safety Checklist (BBS)

Use this template to check that all security measures have been trained. Repeat safety exercises if they are not carried out correctly.

Behavioural Safety Observation

Behavioural Safety Observation

With this template, supervisors can check whether one or more employees comply with work procedures and protective measures in their duties.

Boiler Log - Daily Inspection

Boiler Log - Daily Inspection

A boiler log is used for the daily inspection of boilers to make sure that the pressure and temperature are within the recommended range.

BSCI Audit

BSCI Audit

The BSCI audit (Business Social Compliance Initiative) provides a complete assessment of your company's social compliance within the global supply chain

Canteen Audit

Canteen Audit

Version 1 issued April 2014

Checklist for Hazard Observation

Checklist for Hazard Observation

With this template it is possible to quickly identify hazards in the work area. Finally, a report is automatically generated.

Confirmation of Corrective Actions

Confirmation of Corrective Actions

This checklist for confirmation of Corrective Action helps to document the process of implemented steps to improve a product or service.

Daily Forklift Pre-Use Inspection Form

Daily Forklift Pre-Use Inspection Form

Forklift Pre-use Daily Inspection Log Sheet

Deviation Report

Deviation Report

Use this checklist to document work that has not met the required quality standards.

Engineering Inspection

Engineering Inspection

Utilize this Engineering Inspection Sheet to conduct work inspections faster and more efficiently.

Facility Closure Plan

Facility Closure Plan

Use this template for a site closure plan to determine if everything is in place to properly close a site containing hazardous materials.

Factory Acceptance Test Checklist

Factory Acceptance Test Checklist

Use this checklist for the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) to document the complete/incomplete FAT protocol.

FECT HSE Machine Assessment

FECT HSE Machine Assessment

Use this template to check whether your machines comply with the EU Machinery Directive.

Final Visual Inspection

Final Visual Inspection

Use this template to perform a final visual inspection and streamline your inspection activities.

First Aid Box Inspection

First Aid Box Inspection

Use this checklist for an inspection of your first aid kit.

First Article Inspection (FAI) Report

First Article Inspection (FAI) Report

This template is used to document the manufacturing process of a new product. Use this template for your regular documentation.

Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment - Initial Screening

Food Fraud Vulnerability Assessment - Initial Screening

Use this template for conducting the initial screening for food fraud vulnerability of a product, ingredient, or raw material.

Food Safety Audit

Food Safety Audit

AREA FSA 2013

Forklift Operator Daily Checklist

Forklift Operator Daily Checklist

Use this template before use to assure that the machine is safe to use.

Forklift Truck Operator Safety Evaluation

Forklift Truck Operator Safety Evaluation

Forklift Truck Safety Audit

Forklift Truck Safety Audit

Forklift Truck Safety Audit

FSSC 22000 Audit Checklist - Internal Assessment

FSSC 22000 Audit Checklist - Internal Assessment

This template can be used as a guide together with the ISO 22000 Audit Checklist to assess the readiness of the business for FSSC 22000 certification.

Gap Analysis ISO 9001 Checklist

Gap Analysis ISO 9001 Checklist

This checklist will assist you to prepare for certification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

GDP Audit Compliance Checklist

GDP Audit Compliance Checklist

Use this template to conduct a self-inspection within the company in order to comply with the EU Gross Distribution Practice (GDP) at all time.

Promote production with templates for manufacturers


Checklists and other work aids facilitate process planning, production control and quality inspection in production. They also support the better execution of administrative tasks, such as personnel and shift planning and compliance with occupational health and safety guidelines.


In production, processes must be implemented as planned to achieve the specified target values. For this purpose, it is necessary to control the individual operations of production and assembly concerning deadlines, capacities and quantities by regular inspections. In this way, deviations between planned and actual status are detected.


The use of templates for these checks saves time for the employees responsible, promotes more efficient work and facilitates the correct collection and documentation of data. Successful monitoring of all manufacturing and assembly processes reduces logistics costs and increases logistical performance.



What possibilities do templates offer in manufacturing?


Templates provide support during ongoing operations or the reorganisation and reorganisation of a specific area in production. The evaluation of the collected information enables entrepreneurs to initiate measures to ensure nearly efficient production. The focus is usually on cost targets, capacity targets, logistics targets, and quality targets in the use cases.


In many cases, manufacturing checklists are also used for occupational safety. They are starting with risk assessment in production, through hazard observation at the workplace, to safety training for the employees. Companies get supported from digital checklist templates in complying with legal requirements and their demands. So they can offer their employees the highest standards.


In principle, templates are a valuable support for manufacturing companies in all areas - even outside the factory halls. Templates can help many human resource management tasks to be completed more efficiently and in less time. But they also benefit accounting, IT and building management in their daily work.


Companies can use digital checklist templates to cover almost all work tasks: recruitment interviews and maintenance work, as well as cost analysis and project schedules. Especially young professionals benefit from templates in a checklist format. This makes it easier for them to open up new work areas. But experienced employees also benefit from the advantages: clear, easy to understand and time-saving.



How is a template created for production?


A template is like a kind of "framework" that defines a checklist or other form's content and design. Anyone who uses a manufacturing template ensures that the information needed for a particular application is received.


Creating digital checklists for manufacturing does not always seem easy at first glance. Depending on the area of application, the demands on a template can vary greatly. Therefore, there is no basic framework that can be applied to all templates. Instead, there are many possibilities in design that can be used.


The following aspects help responsible employees to create a template from scratch without much effort:


1. Narrow down the theme
Before a template is created, its subject and content, as well as its application and objective, should be clarified in detail. It is a good idea to record all the information that is to be included in the template in advance and to outline a rough structure.


2. Keep it simple
Even if a template must query many data, it should be kept simple. Questions and information should be kept as simple as possible and limited to the essential data.


3. Sections for more order
An endless list of questions overtaxes the human eye and is demotivating because the brain does not like cognitive stress. Sections in templates can categorise related questions and information and create order.


4. Use multiple choice answers
Many employees find it easier to respond to given answers. For this reason, multiple-choice answers should be chosen instead of empty answer boxes, as far as possible.


5. Carry out a test run
Once the template has been created, the last step is to perform a test run. This is the only way to improve possible errors and to clarify content points. Based on the feedback from various employees, the template can be adapted.


Once the template is finished, this does not mean that nothing more needs to be done to it. In many manufacturing areas, it is essential to check templates, again and again, to ensure that they are up-to-date. Changes in production and operating procedures, as well as legal changes and innovations, make this necessary.



FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Digital Checklist Templates for Manufacturing


How do I best use templates in production planning and control?


Templates in checklist format are best used for preliminary checks of materials, processes and equipment. You can also carry out regular checks to compare the current status with the target status.


How do I update the templates for my manufacturing plant?


From time to time it may be necessary to update templates in the manufacturing plant. Digital is the easiest way. Log in to the desktop software. Find the template you want to edit. Change the desired areas and save everything. All employees* have immediate access to the new version.


Can I use templates to improve my manufacturing processes?


Due to their structured structure, templates facilitate the evaluation of data. With a digital application like Lumiform, analysis is child's play. You discover problems early and faster, which means you can continuously improve your processes.