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 →
How to Use Do Not Block Floor Signs

How to Use Do Not Block Floor Signs

Keep Aisle Clear and Do Not Block floor signs communicate that walkways, entrances, or zones must remain unobstructed for safety, visibility, or accessibility. These visual cues remind employees to keep fire exits clear and help prevent anyone from parking equipment... Continue reading →
5 Benefits of Implementing 5S Methods

5 Benefits of Implementing 5S Methods

When organizational systems like 5S are reinforced with visual cues, companies benefit from improved quality, production, safety, and employee satisfaction. The 5S system has five steps: Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain, which can become second nature with... 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 →