By David Visco

For many years, 5S practitioners have struggled with precisely how you can enforce and maintain a 5S application of their places of work. whereas there are numerous books on hand at the association tools instructed by way of 5S, few offer easy-to-understand, step by step tips on the best way to organize and maintain winning 5S implementations. 5S Made Easy fills this need.

Written by way of knowledgeable whose concentration for the decade has been not anything yet 5S, the ebook offers in-depth information on the right way to enforce and maintain all of the 5S pillars―sort, set so as, shine, standardize, and sustain.

The publication makes use of an easy-to-follow layout that used to be designed to be used in the course of 5S occasions. It presents colour photos of real-world 5S suggestions, together with sooner than and after images from the sector. It additionally offers readers with on-line entry to all the types and files wanted for an efficient 5S software. all of the varieties and records are supplied in an simply editable layout to slot any operation.

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During these steps, you will go through the chosen area and arrange items such as tools, equipment, and supplies at the point of use and label them so anyone knows where the items belong. Moreover, you will clean up the area while putting processes in place to keep it looking clean and orderly. Estimated time to complete this step—6 to 14 hours depending on the size and condition of the area. Benefits ◾◾ Puts everything you need to do the job in plain sight just where you need it. ◾◾ Removes clutter.

Watch the 5S video. ☐ Play the 5S Nuts & Bolts Game. ☐ Conduct a Q&A session with the team. ☐ Capture team ideas. Action Items 1. __________________________________________________________________ Team Ideas 1. __________________________________________________________________ Parking Lot Items Ideas and issues out of scope but still worth capturing: 1. __________________________________________________________________ Chapter 5 Sort By now if you have followed the steps in the other chapters you should have: ◾◾ A general idea as to what 5S is all about.

Sort: Summary of Steps ☐ Write in the names of the people that attended the event. ☐ Review the benefits of Sort with the team. ☐ Quick review of how to fill out a 5S red tag properly. ☐ Start the red tag event. ☐ Take after photos of the area as well as the new red tag area. ☐ Discuss lessons learned with the team. ☐ Post your “before and after” document on your 5S Communication Board. 22 ◾ 5S Made Easy Action Items Things that still need to be done: 1. __________________________________________________________________ Parking Lot Items Ideas and issues out of scope but still worth capturing: 1.

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