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How often to Audit?

I work in the Pharmaceutical industry, and we have been working with teams to implement 5S in our production suites.  Some suites have been…

Started by Lorraine Payson

9 Jun 24, 2014
Reply by Lorraine Payson

How do you keep momentum with your 5S program?

Please provide your ideas on how your company and/or your department has kept moving forward with your 5S program. Many companies hit it ha…

Started by Barbara Visco

5 Jun 23, 2014
Reply by Flexpipe

Duct tape residue removal - help

Hi there  - I was at a clients site the other day. They had previously used a lot of duct tape on benches and floors.   Goo Gone has not wo…

Started by David Visco

3 Apr 9, 2014
Reply by Antoni Fonseca

5S Documented best practices

Hi May i ask if there are any documented 5S best practices that you can share? I want to benchmark on this so that during the presentation…

Started by Christian Salazar

1 Dec 6, 2013
Reply by Community Manager

Audit Questions

I work in a medical laboratory and we are implementing 5S practices. We have auditors from various departments that audit different areas m…

Started by Patricia Daschoudhury-Lessa

3 Jul 5, 2013
Reply by Patricia Daschoudhury-Lessa

The easiest way to sustain your 5S program

One complaint I here all to often from people I meet at tradeshows and conferences is "we tried 5S but it didnt stick". I then ask if Sr Ma…

Started by David Visco

2 Jun 12, 2013
Reply by David Visco

Paint or tape or both? Which do you prefer for your aisle marking.

A significant topic of discussion regarding 5S other than sustainabiity concerns is what should be used to mark off the floors - tape or pa…

Started by David Visco

0 Jun 3, 2013

What do you believe is the most important criteria for a successful 5S program?

I have found that nothing is more important than corner office support. What are your thoughts? Do you have other criteria you think is jus…

Started by Community Manager

11 Apr 30, 2013
Reply by Evan

red tags - wired or adhesive

Curious as to what type of red tags you prefer to use. Those with wires or an adhesive backing similar to a post it note.   Thanks for your…

Started by Community Manager

4 Jun 15, 2012
Reply by Robert Leonardo

5S / Visual Management Item Wishlist

This open forum is a spot for folks to kick around sources and suggestions for different products.  I was looking for Blue Gauge Marking la…

Started by Mike Healey

2 Feb 8, 2012
Reply by Community Manager


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