Here is a list of good 5S standard practices taken from a fantastic new book from GBMP E2 Continuous Improvement System.
- Make it clear what is needed and what is not needed
- Provide a means for red tagging and removing unneeded items on an ongoing basis
- Establish guidelines for signage and meanings for colors used in work areas
- Identify walk areas, dangerous conditions or danger zones
- Clarify home locations for material, information,…
Added by Community Manager on May 25, 2011 at 11:59am —
Without doubt the most effective method to sustaining a 5S program is to have the Sr Management including the President of the company do a quick 5 - 10 minute 5S walk every week, without fail and comment to the staff about the 5S program. Hands down, nothing will help change the culture more than this weekly focus.
Added by David Visco on May 3, 2011 at 12:36pm —