• 0% not started zero effort

    20% activity started slight effort

    40% widespread activity however still many opportunities for improvement- 20% must be sustained2 audits.

    60% widespread evidence of activity with little opportunity left for improvement- must have sustained 40% for 4 audits

    80% best in class results weekly sustained at 60% for 8 audits, audit team review sustained for two audits. Management review approval 80%

    100% best practice world-class Weekly sustained at 80% 6 months. Audit team review sustain for at least 2 audits. Must be management approved for 100%

Sort “Red Tag” Are there any items in the immediate area obviously not used for daily production? Are there any machines, equipment, benches, cabinets, etc. not being used? Are there tools not being used on a daily basis. Are there Red Tag items that are older than one week?

  • Components, materials & parts: Are there items in the area not used in daily production? Ask if not sure.

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  • Machines, benches, cabinets, furniture, fixtures: Are there any items that are not being used on a regular basis? Ask if not sure.

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  • Tools and equipment; Are there any tools not used on a daily basis? Ask if not sure.

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  • Safety: Are there any unsafe Items in the area?

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  • Employee awareness: Do all employees know what it means to sort?

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SET IN ORDER “Visual Management” Are there marked home locations for all needed items? Visual Management: Is Incoming, outgoing, and in-process material visually evident; benches, machines, etc. are obviously arranged to support the flow of materials? 30 second rule: Can needed tools be found in 30 seconds or less? Personal items: Are there personal items on the work benches? Visual Management :Are all storage locations labeled? Safety: Are there any bottles that are not labeled? Are there any trip/slip hazards? Employee Awareness: Do all employees know what it means to set-in-order?

  • Area Layout Does everything that is needed have a home location that is marked?

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  • Material Flow Can you easily see what is being worked on, what will be worked on next, and what is finished?

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  • Tools Can needed tools be found in 30 seconds or less?

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  • Operator Belongings Are there excessive personal items on the work benches?

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  • Area Storage Locations Are all storage locations labeled?

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  • Safety Are there any bottles that are not labeled? Are there any trip/slip/fall hazards.

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  • Employee Awareness Do all employees know what it means to set-in-order?

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Shine “Housekeeping” Are floors clean, free of leaks, dirt, debris, etc.? (Look for chips, drink, rags, dust, paper, puddles, etc.) Do machines/equipment/tools show signs of daily cleaning? Do cleaning materials have a place that is marked, organized, labeled properly and readily accessible to the operator? There is No evidence of trash, dirty or clean spring bins that are NOT labeled, or are filled higher than the top of the container. Employee Awareness: Do all employees understand Shine? Do they know where their cleaning plan is? Safety: Are there any spills/ wet places in the floor that could cause slips/ falls?

  • Cleanliness
    Are floors clean, free of leaks, dirt, debris, etc.? (Look for chips, drink, rags, dust, paper, puddles, etc.) Does the overall appearance look clean?

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  • Equipment/Machines Do machines/equipment/tools show signs of daily cleaning?

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  • Supplies. have a place that is marked, organized, labeled properly and readily accessible to the operator?

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  • Trash/Recycle Bins Trash bins have been emptied, rework/recycle areas are clearly marked.

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  • Employee Awareness Do all employees understand Shine? Do they know where their cleaning plan is?

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  • Safety Are there any spills/ wet places in the floor that could cause slips/ falls?

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Standardize "Standard Work Documents ( AMTs)" Is there a LIMITED number of operations/jobs performed in the area that do NOT have AMT documents readily available to the operator at the primary work location? (Including Racks /Trucks and Machine) Standards, Procedures : Is there a LIMITED number of documents in the work area that are NOT controlled documents? Safety: Do all employees know what to do if they find an unsafe item? Employee Awareness: Do all employees understand Standardize?

  • Cleaning plans Are there cleaning plans?

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  • procedure Is there a documented procedure for sorting and setting-in-order?

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  • Safety Do all employees know what to do if they find an unsafe item?

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  • Employee Awareness

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Sustain “Self-Discipline” Are procedures being followed to keep the workplace 6S-right - Maintain the gain? (e.g., areas assigned, shift-to-shift reviews documented, etc.) Celebrations: Does a system of reward/recognition exist for outstanding improvement or performance in 6S? Sustaining Score : Have the first 4S's been sustained at their level for one month? Taking Action to Sustain/ Improve: Are there any past due action items on to-do list? Employee Awareness: Do all employees understand what it means to sustain?

  • Sustain/Self Discipline Are the employees disciplined to keep their areas sorted, set in order, and clean?

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  • Celebration System Does a system of reward/recognition exist for outstanding improvement or performance in 6S?

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  • Sustaining Score Have the first 4S's been sustained at their level for one month?

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  • Employee Awareness Do all employees understand what it means to sustain?

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Safety “Machine Safety” Are all machine guards in place? Chemical Safety: Are all Chemical Containers Labeled / Identified properly? PPE: Are all PPE requirements being followed? Slips/ Trips: Are there any slip or trip hazards? Eye wash & fire extinguishers: Are all eye wash stations clean & unobstructed? Fire extinguishers unblocked?

  • Machine Safeguards Are all machine guards in place?

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  • Chemical Containers Are all Chemical Containers Labeled / Identified properly?

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  • Operator PPE Are all PPE requirements being followed?

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  • Slip/Trip Hazards Are there any slip or trip hazards?

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  • Eye wash/ fire extinguishers Are all eye wash stations clean & unobstructed? Fire extinguishers unblocked?

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