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PD5SCI: 5S Continuous Improvement

Code: PD5SCI
Length: 0.5 Day
Overview

Learn to reduce waste through a systematic application of 5S principles – Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This workshop teaches the basic 5S techniques and illustrates that its implementation immediately reduces waste and provides a cleaner, safer work environment.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
OBJECTIVES
5S is much more than just housekeeping . Housekeeping and an organised workplace are the results of 5S, but the real purpose of 5S is to uncover errors and problems more quickly.

Learn to reduce waste through a systematic application of 5S principles – Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This workshop teaches the basic 5S techniques and illustrates that its implementation immediately reduces waste and provides a cleaner, safer work environment.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  1. Introduce and embed 5S changes to the workplace for sustained improvement                               
  2. Identify opportunities for improvement using 5S principles
  3. Discuss the benefits of 5S principles
  4. Explain the origins of 5S methodology
COURSE OUTLINE

5S is much more than just "housekeeping". Housekeeping and an organised workplace are the results of 5S, but the real purpose of 5S is to uncover errors and problems more quickly. Learn to reduce waste through a systematic application of 5S principles – Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. 

This workshop teaches the basic 5S techniques and illustrates that its implementation immediately reduces waste and provides a cleaner, safer work environment.

Lesson 1- Origins of 5S
  • What is 5S?
  • Where did it come from?
  • The benefits of 5S
Lesson 2- Planning for a 5S
  • Tips for Success
  • Issues and Concerns
  • Evaluating Your Initial Situations
Lesson 3 - The 5S Methodology Unpacked Sort (Seiri)
  • Clearing the work area
  • Determine what you need
Lesson 4 - Set in Order (Seiso)
  • Designated locations
  • Design your workplace for efficiency
Lesson 5 - Shine (Seiton) Workplace Cleanliness
  • Spit and polish
  • Creating cleaning routines
Lesson 6 - Standardize (Seiketsu)
  • Making it routine
  • Design systems to ensure new norms
  • The benefits of 5S
Lesson 7 - Sustain (Shitsuke)
  • Changing the future
  • Techniques to prevent old habits
  • The benefits of 5S
Lesson 8 - Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise

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