Phase 6 - “The Other S" – Safety


Phase 6 - “The Other S" – Safety

A sixth phase, "Safety," is sometimes added. Purists argue that it is unnecessary since following 5S correctly results in a safe work environment. Increases in workplace hazard can happen when employees maintain cleanliness at the expense of safety.

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Does safety really count as part of the 5s philosophy?

Started by Mike Healey Nov 11, 2009. 0 Replies

Looking at the core vision, safety isn't really a primary part of it. I'm not saying its not important, but do folks feel it detracts from the primary goal of 5S?

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