How To Assign FMEA Ratings

Presented in conjunction with ASQ’s Risk & Reliability Division, this webinar explains how to assign ratings (Severity, Occurrence & Detection) in a Process & Design FMEAs.

You will also learn

  • What the AIAG-VDA “Action Priority” is and why it should NOT be used
  • Why design engineers should never identify “Special Characteristics” for manufacturing personnel
  • Why there is no link between special characteristics in the Design FMEA and Process FMEA
  • Why removal of the Class column from the Design FMEA in the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook reduces its usefulness as a risk management tool
  • Why the ratings in the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook lead to both increased creation time and decrease in effectiveness
  • Why rating tables represent guidelines only and the creator of the FMEA should modify them as required