1. Removing unnecessary items.
All items not necessary for work are removed. Only tools and products are present.
2. Aisle ways - Maintenance
Aisles are always free of material and obstructions; nothing is placed on lines.
3. Emergency Access
Fire extinguishers and emergency equipment are unobstructed and easy to locate.
4. Red Tag System
The Red Tag system is understood and all items that have been red tagged are in a designated location and identifiable
9. Equipment Cleanliness
10. Floor Cleaning
All floors are clean and free of debris, oil, and dirt. Floor cleaning is routinely performed
11. Other Cleaning tasks
Walls, partitions and railings are kept clean and free of excess dirt and oil. Cleaning is routinely performed
Employees are following processes aimed at keeping the area clean and tidy while they work rather than cleaning up at the end of the shift
13. Visual Management
The daily checklist and previous 5S audit scores are kept up to date and displayed on the area's communications board
14. Improvement Areas
Improvement areas identified in the previous audit have been addressed.
15. Check Lists
Check lists are being utilized in the area where appropriate. (i.e. 5S daily checklist)
16. Documents - Control
No unlabeled binders / documents are present. Obsolete or unused documents are routinely purged.
5. Arrangement of Cleaning Equipment
The correct cleaning equipment for the area is identified and stored in a neat and accessible manner.
6. Aisle/ Walkways - Markings
Aisles and walkways are clearly delineated and floor markings are straight and at right angles with no damage
7. Tools, Jigs & Gauges - Arrangements
Tools, jigs and gauges are arranged neatly, labelled and stored in a way that they are kept clean and free of any risk of damage.
8. Desks, Cabinets, and Shelves - Organized
These are arranged, divided, and clearly labelled so that it is obvious where things are stored and where they should be returned
Area employees have been trained on 5S procedures.
Area has conducted all internal weekly audits for the month and results have been documented
19. Bulletin Boards/Signs
No out-dated, torn, faded or soiled announcements or signs are displayed
20. Awareness of Standards
5S plans are communicated and objectives discussed with employees