• Add signature

1.0 Sort - No unnecessary items in the area

  • 1.1 No obsolete or unused equipment, packaging or ingredients in the area (check for isolation of unused trial or superseeded packaging / ingredients)

2.0 Set - A place for everything

  • 2.1 All packaging, ingredients, chemicals and other items are stored in designated and labelled locations. Chemical containers correctly labelled.

  • 2.2 All walkways, safety zones (emergency showers, exits, fire equipment etc.) are clearly signed and are not obstructed.

3.0 Shine - clean workplace and equipment

  • 3.1 Area is clean and free from rubbish. Cupboards, shelves and work benches are clean and tidy. All bins are labelled and colour coded.

  • 3.2 All floors are in good repair.

  • 3.3 All ceilings, walls and doors are clean and free from corrosion or flaking paint.

4.0 Standardise - compliance to standards

  • 4.1 All staff are using relevant PPE and have clean uniforms.

  • 4.2 Pest control is in place and and there is no evidence of pests.

  • 4.3 All windows and lights are free from cracks and holes, and all lights are covered and operational.

  • 4.4 No crates or product containers are being used for any purpose other than designated.

  • 4.5 All packaging and ingredient bags / boxes are un-damaged and sealed.

  • 4.6 No obsolete or uncontrolled documents (process documents, notices etc.) in the area.

5.0 Sustain - Maintain standards (only answer the following questions if an area has been 5Sd, otherwise mark N/A)

  • 5.1 The audit roster is posted, current, assigned to individual team members, and signed off.

  • 5.2 The audit result is posted and current.

  • 5.3 The area map is posted and current.

  • 5.4 All 5S Area Standard/s are posted and current.

Waste Observation

  • Are any wastes observed? Please specify location and describe the waste.
    Example: damaged materials, lights left on when area not in use, excess stock holding.....etc

  • Describe the corrective actions required.

The templates available in our Public Library have been created by our customers and employees to help get you started using SafetyCulture's solutions. The templates are intended to be used as hypothetical examples only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of a template is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction. Any ratings or scores displayed in our Public Library have not been verified by SafetyCulture for accuracy. Users of our platform may provide a rating or score that is incorrect or misleading. You should independently determine whether the template is suitable for your circumstances. You can use our Public Library to search based on criteria such as industry and subject matter. Search results are based on their relevance to your search and other criteria. We may feature checklists based on subject matters we think may be of interest to our customers.