|The 5S System: Workplace Organization and Standardization - November 7, 2012|
5S is an effective tool for identifying and eliminating wasteful practices from your workplace. Created and perfected by Toyota, 5S incorporates a system of visual cues that help reduce waste and achieve more consistent operational results by maintaining an orderly workplace. 5S is widely used in a variety of organizations, including manufacturing, health care, financial institutions, and the military.
5S stands for Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain. 5S is the foundation of a successful Lean implementation, making possible the use of other Lean techniques and tools: Standardized work cannot be achieved without good 5S, Just in Time becomes deficient if 5S is done poorly, and the whole Lean culture cannot be absorbed without the 5S mentality.
This workshop has been designed to introduce you to the 5S System and to help you learn basic implementation steps including how to evaluate and audit you own organization.
After attending this workshop, you will:
This is an interactive workshop that includes a hands-on simulation, preparing participants to immediately bring this technique to their workplace.
Payment: Please make check payable to "VMEC" and mail to PO Box 12, Randolph Center, VT 05061-0012. To pay by credit card (VISA, MC, AMEX), call 802-728-1432.