No one likes to waste time when they're on the job. Workers want supplies to be easy to locate and ready to use. Workers want to move around the facility easily and not worry about getting injured because an area is disorganized. In Lean Manufacturing, 5S Audits offer a system for system for visual management of work spaces so work can be performed efficiently, effectively, and safely.
5S principles help eliminate unnecessary items, time, movement, and inventory on a daily basis. The effort also improves workplace organization. Benefits of 5S Audits are more efficient operations and continuous improvements. The term 5S comes from five Japanese words:
This free 5S Audit template helps assess the state of your 5S implementation, reduce unnecessary items in working areas and improve the working environment. The 5S Audit mobile app evaluates and scores key indicators in each of the five components of 5S in real time. Each audit process is automatically scored so that progress can be measured over time.
Evaluate and score the current state of your 5S implementation in lean manufacturing with this free digital 5S audit checklist that features:
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A digital 5S audit template for continuous improvement.