Enhancing workplace safety with TRIZ

Kejenthiran S O Thanabalu, Ka Man Lee, Chang Danni

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Abstract

This paper is to study the importance of safety in the workplace, and propose innovative problem-solving methods for engineers, using the theory of TRIZ. Through studying 10 specific Inventive Principles, it demonstrates how TRIZ can be used to generate innovative ideas, to minimize and eliminate safety hazards in the workplace, especially in construction and manufacturing industries, and TRISolver 2.2, as an innovative problem-solving software is introduced and applied in this process. IT is realized that TRIZ can be a powerful tool to tackle difficult problems within a wide range to enhance workplace safety.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, ICMIT 2012
Pages652-657
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, ICMIT 2012 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 11 Jun 201213 Jun 2012

Conference

Conference2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, ICMIT 2012
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityBali
Period11/06/1213/06/12

Keywords

  • Inventive Principles
  • TRIZ
  • workplace safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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