5S [Essentials]

A place for everything and everything in its place.

Reference Guide



Operating Subjects

Formats & Examples

“5S Programme” contains the keys to setting up and maintaining a highly organised workplace. This is an excellent training resource for any manager trying to create an efficient, effective and safe workplace. 5S is a system developed by the Japanese manufacturing and each “S” stands for one stage in the 5-step process. The training material explains each of the “5S’s” [Sorting (Seiri), Simplifying (Seiton), Sweeping/Shine (Seisou), Standardising (Seiketsu), and Sustaining (Shitsuke)] and the process for implementing them as well as the tools for evaluating and sustaining the improvement.