Product Sheet 5S training
5S is a Japanese method for creating orderliness in the workplace. The method was originally developed at Toyota.
he Swedish bottling usually five aces interpreted:
Sort (seiri) tools and materials used in the workplace. Distinguish what is necessary from what is not.
Systematize (seiton) it is necessary so that it is easily accessible. Give it a given suitable location and remove the other.
Clean alt. Condition (seiso) regularly. Small daily cleaning. Major cleaning every week.
Standardize (seiketsu) daily routines. Use the to-do lists for the daily care of the equipment and premises.
Ensure alt. Take care of (Shitsuke) that the order is kept. Improve to-do lists, step by step.
There is an alternative Swedish translation which might fit better with the Japanese due importance. A possible disadvantage is that the steps in this translation does not start with an S.
Inventory – An activity where all the staff working on the site jointly select actions in the plant. This usually go beyond just sorting out is not necessary materials and also select another type of waste in the workplace.
Placement – All tools and accessories are placed in the appropriate place and marked up.
Initial Cleaning – The plant is thoroughly cleaned. The work is documented to create routines. Photographs defines the new level.
Routines – established with the follow-up system so that the new level is maintained.
Discipline – Audits conducted by a committed management organization.
5S is an important part of Lean Manufacturing and Total Productive Maintenance