Novel POKA-YOKE approaching toward industry-4.0: A literature review

  • Sugiri Widjajanto Industrial Engineering, Universitas Mercu Buana Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Humiras Hardi Purba Industrial Engineering, Universitas Mercu Buana Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sansuri Choesnul Jaqin Industrial Engineering, Universitas Mercu Buana Jakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: Poka-yoke, mistake-proof, fault-proof, Industry4.0


Understanding quality in manufacturing starts with learning why errors happen and this could be improved by analysis with root causes related to human errors. Human reliability influenced by equipment design or working environment will come to concept of poka-yoke (mistake proofing), and various means to reduce mistakes that have been greatly improved recently with latest sophisticated technology. This article will discuss poka-yoke technology related to the Industry 4.0 (I4.0) or Smart Manufacturing concept. The method is to review research articles published within 2015-2020 with a keyword poka-yoke or mistake-proof or fault-proof and verify further whether their poka-yoke tools have implemented the I4.0 concept. The results obtained 50 selected articles, with 13 of them that already applied information technology, cloud computing, and augmented reality, which are considered as I4.0 tools. However, its application is not always satisfying concerning its suitability function, requirement of industries, culture, local regulation, and internal business concern, especially in terms of efficiency and cost.


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Widjajanto, S., Purba, H. H., & Jaqin, S. C. (2020). Novel POKA-YOKE approaching toward industry-4.0: A literature review. Operational Research in Engineering Sciences: Theory and Applications, 3(3), 65-83. Retrieved from