3. Shine | The 5s System

3. Shine | The 5s System

This step refers to the critical cleaning and basic maintenance duties workers incorporate into their daily routines. Once in place, Shine becomes an invaluable organizational step integrated into daily work routines. Clean It Up A poorly kept workplace is a clear...
2. Set In Order | The 5s System

2. Set In Order | The 5s System

Once Sort is complete, 5S team leaders can begin to move forward on a more comprehensive system of organization. Known as Set in Order, this step is dedicated to helping a facility find permanent storage locations for every item and visually identifying their...
1. Sort | The 5s System

1. Sort | The 5s System

In 5S, Sort is the first step in implementation. The goal is to evaluate all facility inventories and tools so needless items, redundancies and hazards can be sorted from the work area. Workers will need to be trained for red-tagging. Sort’s value to the workplace and...
The 5s System

The 5s System

When we enter a work space of one of our customers we encounter a wide variety of environments. We have seen just about every different kind of process of maintaining and standardizing work spaces. Some better than others and, frankly, some pretty atrocious. One of...