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  • Date

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Sort - Distinguish between what is needed and not needed

  • Unneeded equipment, tools, furniture, consumables and paperwork, etc.

  • Unneeded items on walls, notice boards, etc.

  • Items present in walkways, stairways, corners, fire exits, etc.

  • Unneeded inventory, supplies, parts, or materials present

  • Safety hazard observations

Set - A place for everything and everything in it's place

  • How many items do not have an obvious home

  • How many Items are not in their correct place(s)

  • How many items, storage areas and walkways are not clearly lablled

  • How many Items are not put away immediately after use

  • How many height and quantity limits are not obvious

Shine - Cleaning, and looking for ways to keep it clean and organised at all times

  • Floors, walls stairs, and surfaces not tidy/clean

  • Equipment that is not kept tidy/clean

  • Cleaning materials not easily accessible

  • Lines, labels, signs, etc. not clean and broken

  • Other housekeeping problems of any kind present

Standardise - Maintain and monitor the first three categories

  • Necessary information not visible

  • Standard Operating Procedures not known and not visible

  • Checklist that don't exist for cleaning and maintenance jobs

  • Quantities and limits that are not easily recognisable

  • How many items can't be located in 30 seconds

Sustain - Stick to the rules

  • How many workers do not understand the 5S principals

  • How many times last week was daily 5S not performed

  • Number of times personal belongings are not neatly stored

  • Number of times job aids are not available or up to date

  • Number of times the work area didn’t meet specified standards

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