The 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction include transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, defects, & skills (underutilized talent). Learn more from our various blogs on the subject of the 8 Forms of Waste by the Lean experts at TheLeanBuilder.com.

8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction

What are the 8 Forms of Waste in Lean Construction?


1. Transportation
2. Inventory
3. Motion
4. Waiting
5. Over Production
6. Over Processing
7. Defects
8. Skills (Underutilized Talent)

A Field Walk with Kent Hedges, Large Capital Project Manager

A Field Walk with Kent Hedges, Large Capital Project Manager with Medxcel

“A Field Walk” is a Q&A-style series that features Lean practitioners sharing insights on their journey as well as advice on securing buy-in, tips for implementation, and more. As our community is built for shared learning, we trust you’ll find value from reading about their experience and examples. Kent Hedges, Medxcel Large Capital Project Manager…