How to Expand 5S Methodology to Include Safety

How to Expand 5S Methodology to Include Safety

When you add “safety” to 5S, you achieve 6S, a system that manufacturing companies rely on to evaluate hazards within the day-to-day operation of Lean workplaces. Whether you’re just getting started with 5S methodology, or you have a good understanding of 5S... Continue reading →
Improving Safety With the 5S Safety School Kit

Improving Safety With the 5S Safety School Kit

Keeping employees safe depends on in-depth training and consistency in implementing protective measures, such as physical barriers, limited-access zones, and visual cues. To ensure all staff members recognize and understand the floor markings, signage, and color cues... Continue reading →
Implementing Kanban With Visual Cues

Implementing Kanban With Visual Cues

In any industrial facility, communication and visual cues can improve day-to-day operations—but what process is best for your facility? In facilities that struggle with production backlogs, excess waste, or defective products coming off the line, a visual management... Continue reading →