• During walk round is all safety PPE being worn?


  • Are Red tag quarantine areas [red stillage] in use. Are Red Tags attached and well organised?

  • Only the necessary materials and inventory required to manufacture the current product is in the area?

  • Only the necessary tools required to manufacture the current product are in the area.?

  • Personal belongings are stored in lockers or in their designated location. There are no other general objects lying in the area?

Set in Order

  • Aisles and walkways are clearly identified and unobstructed. Work areas are clearly defined and unobstructed? (Demarkation)

  • Are cleaning stations available, identified and in use. All tools required present?

  • Tools and equipment are correctly identified, safely stored in their designated location?

  • Material or WIP stored and identified correctly?

Shine & Sweep

  • Area has a documented cleaning standard and operators are aware of it. Cleaning is performed habitually?

  • All equipment, walls and areas are neatly painted?

  • Floor areas are clean and free of dirt, oil or grease?

  • Cupboards are kept tidy, in order, with the doors closed?


  • Area standards are documented and visible for the first 3 S's

  • Checklists / Routing etc are being completed to audit compliance standard (i.e per shift) ?

  • All employees are participating in the 5S activities?

  • Regular audits are being carried out to schedule?


  • Is 5S results being posted on the team board, current and discussed daily?

  • All data or information posted within the area is clearly defined, current and meaningful to the area?

  • Cleaning stations well maintained

  • All team members are trained in 5S. Any area personnel can explain what 5S is and their role within the area?

Audit Completed

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