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5S Checklist for the Shopfloor

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Are all of the materials (raw materials, packaging..) needed


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Are all of the machines, boxes, benches, stands needed ?
Are all of the tools, cleaning eqpt., testing eqpt needed ?

Look for excess materials. Are they for R&D? Return to


stores?
Look for unnecessary equipment. Check the area map.
Look in lockers, drawers, cupboards for unnecessary things.
Is the standard respected? Are there unofficial or old notices
Are the noticeboards up to date with the right information ? ?
Are all items tagged? Past the expiry date? Are tags
Is the red tag area in place and the standards respected ?
available?
Are all surfaces clear of items that are not currently needed? Look on tops of machines, benches, tool trolleys.
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Are signs up showing the names of machines, product being


Are the work area and its processes identified ?
made ?
Check max/min stock values - safely stacked? Check
Are all locations for materials clearly marked and respected? floor/shelf marking
Check for unlabelled material (COSHH), wrongly labelled
Are all materials clearly marked and in the right place ?
material.
Is material handling easy and safe from store to point of
Look at storing/lifting for heavy or bulky items. Too high ?
use?
Wrong size?
Are all locations for equipment clearly marked and
Have boxes/stands got clear floor locations? Tape colour
respected?
respected?
Check for unlabelled items, wrongly labelled items. Illegible
Is all equipment (boxes, stands, testing) clearly marked ?
markings?
Are they readily available, signs and instructions, easy to
Are First Aid kits, eye wash, sinks and soaps in locations ? see ?
Is all quality and data collection documentation in the right
Look for scraps of paper, out of date sheets, missing
place ?
information.
Must be properly displayed, clean, damage free and safe to
Are tools used in the area stored visible and ready for use ? use.

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Is drainage working, are hazard sources contained, openings


Are the floors/stairs clean, free from slip, trip & fall hazards ? covered?
Are the machines clean on the outside?
Free from oil, dust and grease, product contamination.
Visual check for excessive product contamination, oil, dust,
Are the machines clean on the inside?
grease.
Check condition, interlock, emergency stop buttons easy to
Are all machine guards in place and in good condition ?
reach & visible.
Are cleaning materials within arms reach, all there, identified Check for non-standard cleaners, missing tools, wrong
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locations
Are all rubbish & reject materials in appropriate containers ? Look for cluttered benches, check what is in the reject bins.
Look for broken bulbs, leaks, drafts, unclear switches,
Are heating & lighting right for the job being done ?
broken heaters.

Systemmatically Arrange

Shine & Service

Kaizen Institute 2006

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