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Labour Welfare: Meaning and Its Importance | Industries

After reading this article you will learn about the meaning and importance of labour welfare. Meaning of Labour Welfare: Labour welfare means the voluntary efforts made by the employer to provide better conditions of employment in their own industries. Its main object is to secure an improved standard of living for the workers, which effects […]

Top 12 Approaches to Conflict Resolution

This article throws light upon the top twelve approaches to conflict resolution. The approaches are: 1. Win Win Approach 2. Creative Response 3. Empathy 4. Assertiveness 5. Cooperative Power 6. Managing Emotions 7. Willingness to Resolve 8. Mapping 9. Designing Options 10. Negotiation Skills 11. Third Party Mediators 12. Broadening Perspectives. 1. Win Win Approach: […]

How to Set Up a Small Scale Industry?

Are you planning to set up a small scale industry. You are in the right place. Here are some steps you need to follow to set up a small scale industry:- 1. Selection of Product 2. Location of Enterprise 3. Deciding Organisation Pattern 4. Preparation of Project/Feasibility Report 5. Registration with Authorities 6. Statutory Licences/Clearances […]

First Aid Treatment for Electric Shock | Industrial Safety

After reading this article you will learn about the first aid treatment of electric shock. 1. If the casualty is in contact with or in close proximity to the ‘live’ apparatus or line DO NOT TOUCH him until the electric supply has been isolated or switch off electric supply. If this is not possible, protect […]

Design of Work Station and Work Place Layout

After reading this article you will learn about the design of work station and work place layout. Design of Work Station: “Work station” or “Work place” may be defined as the floor space occupied by the worker and machine or group of machines. In the design of work station layouts, generally following space requirements are […]

Plant Layout: Meaning, Factors and Tools

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Plant Layout 2. Factors Considered for Plant Layout 3. Analytical Tools 4. Advantages 5. Layout of Services 6. Objectives of Plant Layout and Material Handling 7. Types of Plant Layout Problems 8. Characteristics 9. Principles 10. Factors Influencing 11. Types 12. Machine-Requirements 13. Flexibility. […]

Line Balancing: Meaning and Methods

After reading this article you will learn about the meaning of line balancing in plant layout. Meaning of Line Balancing: “Line Balancing” in a layout means arrangement of machine capacity to secure relatively uniform flow at capacity operation. It can also be said as “a layout which has equal operating times at the successive operations […]

Flow Pattern of Materials: Meaning and Types

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Flow Pattern 2. Factors Governing Flow Pattern 3. Types. Meaning of Flow Pattern: “Flow Pattern” means the system to be adopted, for the movement of raw materials, from the beginning and up to the end of manufacturing. The overall-objective of the ‘Flow Pattern’ is […]

Layout of an Industrial Building: 12 Factors

This article throws light upon the twelve main factors affecting the layout of an industrial building. The factors are: 1. Organisation of Departments 2. Location of Production Departments in the Building 3. Position of Service Departments 4. Premises 5. Size and Local Conditions of Site 6. Type of Construction 7. Ventilation and Air Conditioning 8. […]

Management of Spare Parts for Equipment’s

After reading this article you will learn about the management of spare parts for equipments. Machines worth crores of rupees are idle for want of spares, on the other hand huge stores are lying which perhaps may not be used. Thousands of crores of rupees are locked in obsolete items. This emphasize the need of […]

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