• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Sort - Only work essentials are in the area to complete the job.

  • Workbench

  • WIP inventories

  • Cabinets

  • Material inventories

  • Personal items

  • Job instructions are current.

  • Extraneous papers on walls are removed.

  • Bulletin board items are up to date.

  • Clearly defined Red Tag System is in place and utilized.

Straighten - Everything has a place, and everything in its place. Clearly labelled and or shadowed.

  • Workbench

  • Cabinets

  • Toolboxes

  • Tool boards

  • Aisles

  • WIP incoming

  • WIP outgoing

  • Material inventories

  • Equipment controls

  • Equipment instructions.

  • Visual controls are in place and easy to understand.

Shine - Clean and like new. Inspect through cleaning (no leaks).

  • Workbench

  • Cabinets

  • Equipment

  • Walls

  • Floors

  • Tools

  • PPE

  • Paperwork

  • Garbage emptied

  • Scrap bins

  • Housekeeping station

  • Preventative maintenance checklist are being used.

  • Hazardous materials have no spills or leaks.

  • Sources of dirt, dust and grime is eliminated.

Standardize - Everyone does it the best way every time.

  • Housekeeping job instructions are posted, updated and succinct.

  • Process job instructions are posted and are current.

  • Version control is in place for all job instructions.

  • Cross training Matrix is posted and up to date. Each member has been trained on procedures for the are and Signed off on..

  • Leader Standard Work is posted and being used.

  • 6S audits are performed weekly and are posted.

  • Team and accountability board is in place with 6S audits, To Do List, and team performance posted.

  • Management support is displayed by completing 6S audits and participating in events.

  • Team members are posting ideas on the Kaizen Schedule.


  • Aisles marked, widths maintained, good condition, illuminated, free from obstruction. Pits and floor openings are covered or otherwise guarded? 29 CFR 1910.22(c); 29 CFR 1910.23(a) ? 29 CFR 1910.22<br>

  • All hazardous chemicals are appropriately labeled. 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(5); 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(6)<br>

  • All disconnecting means are legibly marked to indicate their purpose, unless located so that their purpose is evident. 29 CFR 1910.303(f). Extension cords being used have a grounding conductorcord and cable connections intact and secure, extensions have grounding conductor, space around free of splices or taps. 29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(5); 29 CFR 1910.304(f)(5)(v); 29 CFR 1910.305(g)(2)(ii), 29 CFR 1910.305(g)(2)(iii)29 CFR 1910.334(a)(3)<br>

  • Exits are properly marked,free of obstruction, visible from all areas. 29 CFR 1910.37(q); 29 CRF 1910.37(H) 29 CFR 1910.37(q)(5)(6)<br>

  • Emergency Numbers and equipment easily accessed, highly visible, and well-maintained, inspected. Fire extinguishers, eye flush, safety stop switches, First Aid Equipment… Emergency phone number posted where they can be readily found in case of an emergency. 29 CFR 1910.151©, 29 CFR 1910.151(b)29 CFR 1910.38(a)(2)(v)(vi)29 CFR 1910.157(c)(1)<br>

  • Approved containers and portable tanks used for the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids are properly stored. 29 CFR 1910.106(d)(2); 29 CFR 1910.144(a)(1)(ii)<br>

  • Forklifts are inspected before being placed in service. Inspections should be at least daily, or after each shift, if used around the clock. 29 CFR 1910.178(q)(7)<br>

  • Correct lockout/tagout procedures are available and used. 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(4); 29 CFR 1910.147(d); 29 CFR 1910.147(e) A. Rotating or moving parts of equipment are guarded to prevent physical contact. 29 CFR 1910.212(a)(1); 29 CFR 1910.219(F)<br>

  • All employees are required to use personal protection equipment (PPE) as needed. 29 CFR 1910.132(a)<br>

  • Work environment has correct/adjustable heights. Lift assist devices. Good lighting. Temperature. Air quality. Noise levels…<br>

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