SORT

SORT (Only necessary items to perform the job are present)

  • 1. Only the parts and supplies required to perform the job are present.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 2. Only the tools required to perform the job are present.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 3. Only the required paperwork is present at the workstation. Out-dated or otherwise unnecessary posters, memos, announcements, reports, etc. are removed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 4. Only the required equipment and/or furniture are present at the workstation. All obsolete, broken or unnecessary equipment, furniture, shelves, lockers, workbenches, etc. are removed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 5. Walkways are free from potential slip and trip hazards such as electrical cords, cables etc.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

SET IN ORDER

SET-IN-ORDER (All moveable items have designated places that are clearly identified)

  • 6. Parts and Supplies are present in their designated locations. The location is close to where needed and floor mapping corners and/or labels are used to make it easy to spot where supplies go and to quickly see when they are missing.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 7. Tools are present in their designated locations. The location is in reach of where needed and shadows and labels are used to make it easy to spot where they belong and to see when they are missing.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 8. Personal protective equipment required in the area is clearly identified with appropriate signage.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 9. Electrical disconnects are clearly identified with yellow/black striped floor tape and not obstructed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 10. Fire hoses and extinguishers are marked with red/white floor tape and not obstructed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 11. All other emergency equipment such as eye wash stations, E Stops, fire alarm pull stations etc. are clearly marked and not obstructed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 12. Emergency exits are clearly marked and not obstructed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 13. Walkways and vehicle paths are clearly marked and not obstructed.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

SHINE

SHINE (The work area is kept to a high standard of cleanliness. Focus is on the machine area but not the machine specifically)

  • 14. Tools and equipment are clean and in good working order.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 15. Work surfaces such as desks, cabinets and all machinery are kept clean and free of dirt, debris and items not needed to perform the job.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 16. Floors are free from dirt, debris, water, oil etc.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

  • 17. Framework for equipment guarding is painted bright yellow per standard that clearly highlights the hazards. Mesh guarding inside the framework is painted flat black to make the guarded equipment easier to see.

  • Notes:

  • Photo of improvement opportunity.

STANDARDIZE

STANDARDIZE (Standards are established and everyone understands what is expected of them)

  • 18. Established standards are posted, understood and followed by the team.

  • 19. The results of the previous audit are posted and clearly visible to the entire team.

SUSTAIN

SUSTAIN (Routines are in place to ensure that the progress made does not digress.

  • 20. An audit schedule has been established and is being followed.

  • 21. 5S Shift to Shift Checklists are filled out daily by operators and checked by supervisors.

  • 22. Noted improvement potential from the previous audit have been completed.

  • 23. A member of the Management team and the Operator(s) for the area are present for this audit.

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