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
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.