Friday, October 5, 2007

13. 5S & Waste Walks

5S Definitions

1. Sort (Seiri)
- Remove all unnecessary items.
2. Set (Seiton)
- Make all necessary items easily accessible.
3. Shine (Seiso)
- Clean and inspect area.
4. Standardize (Seiketsu)
- Establish standards and maintain performance.
5. Sustain (Shitsuke)
- Continually improve. Integrate 5S into culture.

Eliminate Excess with Waste Walks

Waste Walks
􀂾 Utilized during “Sort” phase of 5S.
􀂾 Identify material that has not been used for one month.
􀂾 Mark excess materials with a “Red Tag.”

Red Tag Materials
􀂾 Evaluate all tagged materials.
􀂾 Properly process material and remove from work space.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


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5S checklist

Tks again and nice keep posting

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