Failure Modes and Effect Analysis Excel Template
This FREE FMEA template is a continuous improvement resource to assist you with effectively analyzing potential failures which can impact your business processes and is core part of any improvement toolkit.
Failure modes are the ways something can fail. Failures are errors or defects which affect your customer, and can be potential or present. Effects analysis means analyzing the impact of your failures.
You should prioritize your failures by the seriousness of their consequences are, their frequency, and ease of detection.
Ultimately you will be left with actions to address these failures, prioritized by those with the greatest impact. By recording existing knowledge and future actions this then feeds your continuous improvement, learning culture.