Safety

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  • Personnel are wearing steel toed shoes where required

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  • Personnel are wearing gloves where required

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  • Personnel are wearing high visibility shirts or vests

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  • Personnel are wearing additional PPE where required (weld coats, welding shields, etc.)

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  • Fork truck back up lights are functioning

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  • Fork truck back up alerts are audible

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  • Fork drivers use horns when approaching blind intersections

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  • Fork drivers use glass globes as they approach intersections

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  • Safe walkways are marked and visible

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  • Job Hazard Assessments are posted and up to date for every job type

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  • Fire extinguishers are within 100' of any location

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  • Fire extinguisher inspections are up to date

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  • Gas tank canisters are within designated location

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  • MSDS sheets are present for all chemicals

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  • Required PPE stores are stocked and accessible

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  • Guard rails are intact and undamaged

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  • Personnel are working outside of hazard zones (ie. Within shrink wrapper footprint)

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  • Personnel are lifting within required limits

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  • Personnel are backing up when clamp trucks dump

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  • Dock red/green lights are being utilized properly

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Sort

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  • For the area that is being audited, have all team members (dedicated & support) been trained in 6S?

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  • Is there a 6S red tag procedure?

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  • Do all area team members participate in the 6S actions?

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  • Is the area team familiar with the 6S red tag procedure?

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  • Are red tags available?

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  • Is red tagging being done at least monthly? (A posted schedule can be evidence of this)

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  • Does area team have a designated spot where red tagged items can be reviewed and directed to their proper location?

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  • Is there a clear disposition procedure for who is responsible for moving or disposing of tagged items?

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  • Are all nonessential items removed from work area?

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  • Are work areas, tables, and work surfaces tops free of clutter and debris?

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  • Are the tops of cabinets and designated storage areas free of non-essential items?

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  • Are all items present used on at least a monthly basis?

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  • Are aisles unobstructed?

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  • Is the number of boxes in use controlled and reduced in a timely manner (is inventory allowed to sit too long)?

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  • Are unnecessary or unused work instructions, bulletins, and paperwork removed from the workstation?

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  • Are outdated, torn or soiled announcements removed from bulletin boards?

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  • Are metric boards arranged in a neat manner?

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  • Are posters and pictures on the wall neat and organized?

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  • Are only documents or paperwork needed to perform work stored in the area?

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  • Are all items that need to be used daily present within the work area?

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Set in Order

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  • Are exits clearly marked?

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  • Is there an inventory of what is located in every file cabinet on the outside of the cabinet, and does it clearly identify who is responsible for keeping it up to date?

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  • Are fire extinguishers identified and located for easy access?

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  • Is safety equipment (i.e. fire hoses, safety eye washes, etc.) identified and located for easy access (not blocked)?

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  • Are stop switches and breakers identified and color coded to assure correct use in an emergency?

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  • Are measuring instruments labeled to show recalibration date?

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  • Do storage positions have an address indicating the item that is stored there, especially on shelves and cabinets?

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  • Are minimum and maximum amounts or standard quantities clearly identified on parts & supplies?

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  • Are parts placed in clearly marked locations?

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  • Are supplies placed in clearly marked locations?

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  • Is there a visual management system in place that shows what stage of flow product is in? (WIP, Condemned material, FGs, etc.)

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  • Are the common tools, fixtures and jigs identified and in shadow boards?

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  • Are tools, fixtures and jigs located at the work station where they are used and easily retrieved?

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  • Is there sufficient stock of replenish able items present and in their designated location? (i.e. empty pallets, labels, etc.)

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  • Are process areas clearly labeled? (i.e. Processing, Warehouse, etc.)

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  • Is rejected material areas clearly marked and/or is it clearly visible which product is "on hold"?

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  • Is there a visual process to control and monitor work in process? (i.e. maximum area allocated for WIP?)

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  • File cabinets are labeled as to contents in a consistent/organized manner?

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  • Binders and file folders located within a file cabinet are stored in an organized manner so they can be easily retrieved without searching?

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  • Is there a process in place to know if a binder or book is out of place or missing?

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Shine

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  • Are floors free of debris?

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  • Does the cleaning schedule include area, owner and date?

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  • Are electrical cords out of the way to avoid tripping and are they not tangled especially where they are seen at a glance?

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  • Are areas that require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) clearly marked and is PPE available to visitors?

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  • Is there dust on structures in secondary areas?

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  • Are all cleaning equipment labeled and stored?

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  • Are light fixtures cleaned?

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  • Are ducts and vents free of dust?

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  • Are items off the floor and stored properly?

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  • Are equipment controls properly labeled?

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  • Are walls clean and neat?

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  • Are work areas cleaned daily?

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  • Are workbenches/tables cleaned after each job is completed?

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  • Are 'hidden areas' clean (between stations, behind rails, etc.)

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  • Are machines and equipment cleaned daily or "as scheduled" (must see evidence of schedule)?

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  • Is periodic maintenance for all equipment identified and visible?

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  • Is maintenance up to date on equipment checked?

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  • Do the periodic maintenance schedules include owner and date?

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  • Is there a process in place to know when a piece of equipment is out of order or when a maintenance call has been initiated?

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  • Is the cleaning schedule up-to-date and it is clearly visible that the work has been done?

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Standardize

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  • Are areas requiring personal protective equipment marked?

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  • Is there a visual map of the work area posted (could include process map, diagram, products, customers)?

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  • Is there a daily 6S walk through?

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  • Are metrics visible and up-to-date?

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  • Do team members understand metrics?

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  • Do storage labels match the item stored in that location?

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  • Shadow boxes are in place and effective for all practical applications. (Supplies, consumables etc.)

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  • Is there a standard process in place to replenish or replace parts, supplies, broken tools?

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  • Is there designated locations for required tags, paperwork, etc.?

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  • Are tools, fixtures and jigs arranged in order of frequency of use?

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  • Is it easy to know when tools, fixtures and jigs are missing? (i.e. is there a process in place to know if an item is being used outside of area?)

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  • Are all items not in use properly stored?

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  • Are aisles clearly and consistently marked?

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  • Are waste accumulation or storage areas clearly and consistently marked (red-hazardous, yellow/black-nonhazardous)?

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  • Are procedures up to date and accurate?

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  • Does the team conduct daily five to ten minute 6S sweeps?

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  • Are all chemicals properly labeled and a standard disposition procedure for outdated chemicals followed?

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  • Is it visually obvious what items are ready for work, what items are in work and what items are completed?

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  • Is labeling consistent from station to station?

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  • Is there a 6S notebook, or similar means, available for ease of locating 6S info, schedules, etc.)?

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Sustain

  • Take photos to represent Sustain scores

  • Is there an effective corrective action program (with dates, actions, & owners) in place?

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  • Walls, ceilings, floors and aisles are completely clean?

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  • Do personnel interviewed know the 6S procedure?

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  • Do personnel interviewed know what the 6S's are?

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  • Is there an effective 6S training program in place for both new members and as a refresher for team?

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  • Are all team members committed to 6S and Continuous Improvement?

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  • Do Supervisor and 6S area rep effectively lead and manage the 6S's?

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  • Are rules and regulations available, acknowledged, and respected by all?

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  • Is a 6S metric posted and up-to-date?

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  • Is a periodic 6S audit conducted (kept in 6S notebook)?

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  • Is there a 6S Action Plan based on the results of the periodic audit?

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  • Is the 6S action plan posted with actions, owners, and dates for completion?

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  • Does general appearance indicate the 6S's are in place so that visitors can easily see it?

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  • Are standardized worksheets being followed?

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  • Is 6S no longer a special event in the area? It has been worked into the normal operations.

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  • Is Safety score above 15?

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  • Is Sort score above 15?

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  • Is Shine score above 15?

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  • Is Standardize score above 15?

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  • Is Set In Order score above 15?

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