Impact of using Computerised Shigeo Shingo Poka Yoke on Risk Management in Zimbabwe's Petroleum Industry

Authors(2) :-Noreen Sarai, Eng. Hosana Nkosana Sarai

Petroleum depots and service stations are one of the most dangerous sites due to the existence of the toxic and high volatile petroleum products in the form of liquid and gas. This paper seeks to evaluate the impact of using computerized Poka Yoke by Zimbabwe Petroleum industry from the point of loading, to transportation, to offloading, storage and selling of these products to customers. Companies have employed various ways to eliminate or reduce the risks. A survey of six petroleum companies was conducted. The results revealed that incidents could be reduced by 28.6% if Shigeo Shingo Poka Yoke is employed.

Authors and Affiliations

Noreen Sarai
Computer Science, Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Eng. Hosana Nkosana Sarai
Mechanical Engineering, SARFAM HOLDINGS, Harare, Zimbabwe

Poka Yoke, risk, hazard, petroleum

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 85-91
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1835273
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Noreen Sarai, Eng. Hosana Nkosana Sarai, "Impact of using Computerised Shigeo Shingo Poka Yoke on Risk Management in Zimbabwe's Petroleum Industry", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.85-91, July-August-2018.
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