What is 5S?

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What is 5S?

1. 5S definition of Wikipedia.org

Sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain: a workplace discipline used to ensure reliable work practices and a clean working environment, now used in the West but originally from Japan.

2. 5S definition of Thequalityportal.com

Seiri (sort), Seiton (set in order), Seiso (shine), Seiketsu (standardize), Shitsuke (sustain); application in manufacturing, in office.

3. 5S definition of Gembutsu.com

5S is a housekeeping methodology for the shop floor. There are five rules of housekeeping for a lean environment and they help to expose waste and support the discipline needed to implement the Toyota Production System.

4. 5S definition of Mayomedicallaboratories.com

(Sort, Shine, Set in Order, Standardize, and Sustain) A method of creating a clean and orderly workplace that exposes waste and errors.

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