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Importance of 5S in good House keeping

5S is amongst the first and fundamental steps implemented by an enterprise towards the path of implementing Total Quality Management and continuous improvement at the operation level.

5S is a process designed to organize the workplace, keep it clean, maintain effective and standard conditions. It translates to good discipline and enables individuals to maintain good work environment

5S steps are:

Step 1 - Corresponding action Seiri (Sort) Distinguish between necessary and unnecessary items. Remove the latter.

Step 2 - Seiton (Set in order) Enforce the dictum ‘a place for everything and everything in its place’.

Step 3 - Seiso (Shine) Clean up the workplace and look for ways to keep it clean.

Step 4 - Seiketsu (Standardize) Maintain and monitor adherence to the first three Ss.

Step 5 - Shitsuke (Sustain) Follow the rule to keep the workplace 5S-right. Hold the gain.

Benefits of following 5 S:

-The workplace becomes cleaner, safer and well organized

-Floor space utilization is improved

-Workflow becomes smoother and systematic

-Takes less time to search for tools, materials and equipment

-Reduced machine breakdown and well maintained equipment

-Minimized defect free products

-Materials and consumable wastage reduced

-Productivity of organization improves with the quality of services

5 S Impact:







-Cost effectiveness

-Graceful lifestyle

At Agile group , we follow 5 S and , it makes a pleasant workplace, helps increase in work efficiency , leads employees for a better quality of life, helps gain respect of others, it helps increase in customers , increase in income and profitability

06 March 2020