Information

  • Audit Title

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared By

  • Personnel

1S : SORT

  • Does the area have trash, rubbish, etc. that should be disposed of?

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • All of the unnecessary items in a work area are removed to proper storage. The only items present are those needed for production or current project.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • There is evidence that items identified during sort as "red tag items" have been clearly marked, stored in segregated location, and there is a log for future review and disposition.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • There is evidence that logged "red tagged" items are being dispositioned appropriately (back to service, scrapped, etc.)

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Only current / necessary documents are present in the work area.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

2S : SET IN ORDER

  • Shelves and storage areas are organized, clearly divided and labeled. There are no uncertainties about where items are stored.

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • WIP, tools, material and finished products are not left on the ground. Where appropriate, storage areas are clearly marked.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Boxes, containers, and products are stored & labeled in an orderly, consistent manner that minimizes unnessecary movements such as walking, bending, or reaching.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Comment

  • There is no leaning storage, all items such as brooms and mops must have a proper storage spot, clearly marked and defined.

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Comment

  • All access paths around machines & equipment are free of obstructions / unnecessary clutter (pallets, parts, rubbish, etc.)

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • All of the stairs, exits & aisle ways are clearly marked to facilitate work flow and escape routes.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Where appropriate, all documents present are updated, appropriately located, and well organized.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Visual organization methods are being used where appropriate (shadow boarding, foam cut outs, floor markings, etc.) and tools are placed in a manner that minimizes unnecessary movements such as walking, bending, or reaching.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Work Surfaces are organized and free of clutter.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

3S : SHINE

  • The floor is clean (no oil, dirt, chips, etc.). There is evidence of cleaning being performed in a constant manner.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • All equipment in the area is clean, free of dirt, grime, etc. There is evidence of the cleaning being performed in a constant manner.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • All appropriate equipment (brooms, machining centers, etc.) are painted or kept "new looking" to improve the appearance of the overall area.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • All appropriate visual aids are cleanly maintained and free of dust, dirt, or any damage.

  • Comment

  • Image of concern/improvement

4S : STANDARDIZE

  • Are Monthly Audits of Sort/Set in Order/ Shine being done in respective area?

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Are all documents related to 5S accessible and maintained? (Project List, Photos, Audit Sheets, Cleaning Schedules, etc.)

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Cleaning schedule has been established and posted.

  • Image of concern/improvement

5S : SUSTAIN

  • Is there evidence that management provides adequate time to perform 5S activities?

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • A daily log is maintained, showing the cleaning schedule is being followed.

  • Image of concern/improvement

  • Are new hires trained in 5S and do existing employees receive ongoing training?

  • Image of concern/improvement

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