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Safety by Workplace Layout and Proper Working Conditions

Some safety using workplace layout and proper working conditions are given as under: 1. A suitable layout and proper working conditions play an important role in preventing accidents which would have otherwise occurred. 2. Moving path or passage ways should be clearly marked and never be obstructed. 3. Every employee should have enough space to move and operate the machine. …

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Comparison of Line or Product Layout and Process or Functional Layout

Comparison of line or product layout and process or functional layout is given in Table 2.1. Table 2.1 Comparison of Line or Product Layout and Process or Functional Layout

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Types of Layouts

The fulfilling the objectives of a good layout as per yearly product requirement and product types, the layouts are classified into four major categories namely fixed or position layout, line or product layout, process or functional layout and combination or group layout. Each kind of layouts is explained with respective merit, demerits and application as under. Fixed or Position Layout …

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Merits of a good plant layout

The main advantages of a good plant layout involve effectively and economical utilization of entire floor space of the plant, increased rate of production, reduced men and machine hours per unit of production, reduced material handling, minimal production delays, effective utilization of men, machinery, material and other factory support services, reduced overall production time, elimination of large amount of paper …

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Objectives of a good plant layout

Good plant layout comprises of best possible arrangement of the buildings, men, machine and materials for processing a under taken product. The main objectives of a good plant layout involves minimum material movement, smooth flow of the product in the plant, full utilization of the space of the plant, provide adequate safety and satisfaction to the plant workers, evolve sufficient …

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