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10:45 Mar 6, 2007
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English term or phrase: "loop off the pin" corrective and preventive actions
The review included (name of drug) complaints to determine the success of the previous "loop off the pin" corrective and preventive actions. No negative (name of drug) trends were noted relevant to "loop off the pin".
I think that it's an idiom, but I've failed to find it. Can anybody explain it? Please!

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4a controlled system of corrective and preventive actions
alen botica
3off the track..off track

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off the track..off track

"loop off the pin" corrective and preventive actions

off the track..off track corrective and preventive actions

Note added at 30 mins (2007-03-06 11:16:24 GMT)

[PDF] Framework of Competencies by the Advanced Manufacturing Industry
Take necessary corrective action when projects go off-track. ... Corrective and Preventive Actions. • Eliminating Non-Conformities ...

Got Boondoggle?: December 2005 Even in my quest for perfection based on the Toyota way, things sometimes get off track. ... were strengthened to improve corrective and preventive actions. ...

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a controlled system of corrective and preventive actions

"loop off the pin"
perhaps ... the loop of the pin is open ...

so, an open loop is a system in which an input alters the output, but the output has no effect on the input. (http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/closed loop)

A control system that does not have a feedback loop and thus is not self-correcting.
An open-loop controller is often used in simple processes because of its simplicity and low-cost, especially in systems where feedback is not critical. A typical example would be a conventional washing machine, for which the length of machine wash time is entirely dependent on the judgement and estimation of the human operator. Generally, to obtain a more accurate or more adaptive control, it is necessary to feed the output of the system back to the inputs of the controller. This type of system is called a closed-loop system.

A closed-loop process is one in which:a problem is identified, the root cause of the problem is determined, a corrective action plan is identified to eliminate the cause, the corrective action is implemented, and the effectiveness of the corrective action is verified

Open Loop (Manual) or controlled vs. Closed Loop (Automatic)

Comparing open-loop control with closed-loop control the following differences are seen:

Closed-loop control

shows a closed-loop action (closed control loop);

can counteract against disturbances (negative feedback);

can become unstable, i.e. the controlled variable does not fade away, but grows (theoretically) to an infinite value.
Open-loop control

shows an open-loop action (controlled chain);

can only counteract against disturbances, for which it has been designed; other disturbances cannot be removed;

cannot become unstable - as long as the controlled object is stable.

Summarising these properties we can define:

Systems in which the output quantity has no effect upon the process input quantity are called open-loop control systems.

Systems in which the output has an effect upon the process input quantity in such a manner as to maintain the desired output value are called closed-loop control systems.

Therefore, the "loop off the pin" would (maybe) be a human controlled system for managing corrective and preventive actions - an open-loop system.

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