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5S Chapter 12 Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S The five Ss are activities that focus on creating orderliness in a facility. 5S supports error proofing, setup time reduction, single piece flow, line-balancing, visual

management, and preventive maintenance. Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S Seiri Sort or separate Seiri refers to separating or sorting needed tools, parts, and instructions from unnecessary items.

Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S Seiton Set in order Simplify the arrangement Seiton refers to setting things in order, creating optimal boundaries and locations for each item in a work area.

Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S Seiso Shine Sweep Cleanliness Seiso means that every day the work place should be cleaned, straightened up, and restored to order.

Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S Seiketsu Standardize Repeat seiri, seiton, and seiso at regular intervals Seiketsu reminds people to conduct seiri, seiton, and seiso at frequent

intervals in order to maintain the workplace in pristine condition. Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights 5S Shitsuki Sustain Self-discipline Shitsuki refers to sustaining. This step focuses on ensuring that the organization

has the discipline to sustain the habit of sorting, organizing, and cleaning. Lean Six Sigma: Process Improvement Tools and Techniques 2011 Pearson Higher Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. All Rights

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