Five Ways to Sustain a 5S Program

Five Ways to Sustain a 5S Program

Maintaining 5S in the workplace requires self-discipline through Sustain, the final pillar of the manufacturing methodology. The 5S steps Sort, Set in Order, Shine, and Standardize create safer, more efficient operations, but if these steps are not supported and... Continue reading →
Custom Floor Tape for Manufacturing Facilities

Custom Floor Tape for Manufacturing Facilities

Custom floor tape and signs can help communicate specific health and safety messages tailored to the needs of your manufacturing facility. While preprinted facility safety products provide helpful visual cues for common applications, sometimes they don’t meet specific... Continue reading →
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 →
How to Improve Forklift Safety With Visual Cues

How to Improve Forklift Safety With Visual Cues

OSHA regulates forklift operation to prevent workplace accidents and injuries. The safety standards (1910.178¹) prescribe requirements related to fire protection, training and operating the equipment, and storing the vehicles. Read on to learn how easy-to-use tools... Continue reading →