1.0 Sort - No unnecessary items in the area

  • Silos

  • 1.1 floors clear of rubbish / debris / resin

  • 1.2 No obsolete or unused tools, equipment, etc. in the area

  • 1.3 All storage areas for packaging and other materials have limits on how much can be stored in the area and stored quantities are within these limits

  • 1.4 Have all used resin bags etc been stored correctly

2.0 Set - A place for everything

  • 2.1 All fixed pipe work, conduit etc. labelled to indicate contents. All equipment gauges, dials, buttons etc. are labelled and indicate desired operating range if applicable

  • 2.2 All equipment, tools, packaging, chemicals and other items are stored in designated and labelled locations. Chemical containers correctly labelled. Drawers and cupboards labelled appropriately

  • 2.3 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. No excess Preforms or trimmings on the floor.

  • 3.2 All documentation correct for what resin bags etc are connected and to which silo / machine ? Evidence sighted.

  • 3.3 All equipment is free from rust and temporary repairs and free from excess lubricant and coolant leakage.

  • 3.4 All ceilings, walls and doors are clean and free from corrosion, flaking paint, dust and plastic shavings.

4.0 Standardise - compliance to standards

  • 4.1 All staff are using relevant PPE, have clean uniforms and boots, and are following the jewellery policy.

  • 4.2 Does op check sheet detail agree with production schedule

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

  • 4.4 All records are current, legible and signed. (Including check sheets and specifications)

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

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