To make audience awareness about 5S’s.
How to use in our organization.
5s – A simple, but effective, lean manufacturing
methodology that helps organizations to
simplify, clean, and sustain a productive work
Originated in Japan
Based on the simple idea - clean and safe work
Straighten Set in order
Sort focuses on eliminating unnecessary items
from the workplace that are not needed for
Does it have a function in this area?
Is it needed?
Is it in the way?
Does it take too much space?
A red tag is placed on all items that are not
important for operations or that are not in the
proper location or quantity.
Once the red tag items are identified, these
items are then moved to a central holding area
(Red Tag Area) for subsequent disposal,
recycling, or reassignment.
Set In Order focuses on creating efficient and effective
storage methods to arrange items so that they are easy
to use and to label them so that they are easy to find
and put away.
Set in order- a place for everything, and everything in
identify best locations
Relocate out-of-place items
Set height and size limits
Focus on safety
install temporary location indicators
Shine is next step which imply thoroughly cleaning of
the work area.
Working in a clean environment enables workers to
notice malfunctions in equipment such as leaks,
vibrations, breakages, and misalignments. These
changes, if left unattended, could lead to equipment
failure and loss of production.
Clean everything inside and out
Inspect through cleaning
Prevent dirt, grime, and contamination from
Inspect equipment by cleaning
Standardize is the method to maintain the first
three steps, creates a consistent approach with
which tasks and procedures are done.
Standardize is prevention – preventing
accumulation of unneeded items, preventing
procedures from breaking down, and
preventing equipment and materials from
who is responsible?
What actions must be taken to maintain the
When should those actions be taken?
Where do they apply?
What are the procedures for the application
Sustain, making a habit of properly maintaining
correct procedures, is often the most difficult S
to implement and achieve.
Sustain focuses on defining a new standard of
work place organization, Without the Sustain
pillar the achievements of the other pillars will
not last long.
Tools far sustaining 5S include signs and posters,
newsletters, pocket manuals, team and
management check-ins, performance reviews,
and department tours.
Space is crowded with parts and tools.
Unnecessary items are stacked between
Excess items and machines make it difficult to
improve process flow.
Equipment is dirty and a collection point for
Tools and equipment are difficult to find.
Practice the old slogan, “a place for everything and
everything in its place.”
Place tools and instruction manuals close to the
point of use.
Design storage areas with a wide entrance and a
Lay out the storage area along the wall to save
Place items so that they are easy to access.
Store similar items together and different items in
Do not stack items together. Use racks or shelves
Use small bins to organize small items.
Use color for quickly identifying items.
Clearly label items and storage areas to improve
Use see-through/transparent covers and doors
Remove unnecessary doors, walls, and other
barriers to visibility, movement, and travel.
Use carts to organize, move, and store tools,
jigs, measuring devices.
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