Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

FMEA is a very effective preventive action tool. It makes you think about the “what if” possibilities when planning your product realization process. This tool helps to increase the probability that your product will be produced correctly the first time.

FMEA can be applied to a System, Design, Process, or Service activities.

Topics covered include:
  • Overview of FMEA
  • The forms used
  • The rating systems for Severity, Occurrence and Detection
  • The Risk Priority Number (RPN)
  • What to do when the FMEA process is completed