SORT

  • MATERIALS OR INVENTORY
    Does the work area include any unneeded materials or inventory?

  • MACHINES OR OTHER EQUIPMENT
    Are there any redundant machines or other equipment around?

  • CHANGE PARTS, TOOLS AND CLEANING EQUIPMENT
    Are there any redundant change parts, tools or similar equipment around?

  • WALKWAYS AND SURROUNDING AREAS
    Are walkways and surrounding areas free from any unneeded materials, parts, equipment & tools etc?

  • OPERATING STANDARDS
    Has establishing 5S left behind any useless operating standards, documents, signs & floor markings etc?

  • Total Score for Sort

SET LIMITS AND LOCATIONS

  • LOCATION INDICATORS
    Are shelves and other storage areas marked with location indicators and addresses?

  • ITEM INDICATORS
    Do the shelves have signboards showing which items go where?

  • QUANTITY INDICATORS
    Are the maximum and minimum allowable quantities indicated?

  • DEMARCATION OF WALKWAYS AND IN PROCESS INVENTORY AREA
    Are lines or other markers used to clearly indicate storage areas?

  • CHANGE PARTS AND CLEANING EQUIPMENT
    Are change parts and tools arranged more rationally to facilitate picking them up and returning them?

  • Total Score for Set limits and locations

SHINE

  • FLOORS
    Are floors kept shiny and clean and free of water, oil, waste, dirt, dust, grime, labels and product?

  • MACHINES (OUTSIDE) INCLUDING TRUCKS
    Are machines wiped clean often and kept free of water, oil, waste, dirt, dust, grime, label and products?

  • CLEANING AND INSPECTING
    Are machines free from any dents, holes, cracks, leaks, labels and other damage?

  • HABITUAL CLEANLINESS
    Do operators habitually sweep floors and wipe equipment without being told?

  • VISUAL SWEEP
    Is it easy to tell 'at a glance' what the status of the 1st 3S's in the area are?

  • Total Score for Shine

STANDARDISE

  • ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS
    Is the room well ventilated, is there proper lighting?

  • HOUSEKEEPING RESPONSIBILITIES
    Are cleaning & housekeeping responsibilities available, clear and communicated?

  • HOUSEKEEPING STANDARDS
    Are cleaning and housekeeping standards available and actively used?

  • VISUAL STANDARDS
    Are standard procedures, colours, labels and signs etc being used?

  • DRESS STANDARDS
    Are workers wearing appropriate clean clothing and PPE?

  • Total Score for Standardise

SUSTAIN

  • DOCUMENTS AND BOARDS
    Are all documents, procedures and notice boards up to date and regularly reviewed?

  • TOOLS AND PARTS
    Are all tools and parts being stored correctly?

  • STOCK CONTROLS
    Are stock controls being adhered to?

  • AUDITING
    Are audits carried out at regular intervals with an improvement list generated?

  • PROBLEM COMPLETION
    Have the problems from the last audit been completed?

  • Total Score for Sustain

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