Management tool: 5S Assessment

How well do these statements correspond to your facility or office?

1. All personnel at their respective workplaces or offices have contributed in red-tagging unnecessary items.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

2. All temporary repairs (like tape and steel wire) are fixed permanently.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

3. All our tools and machines are placed on designated places or stored in tool racks. Appointed personnel are given responsibilities to ensure that tools and devices are complete and in good condition.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

It is easy to keep the workplace clean and free from any clutter. We make sure that no trash or loose items are scattered on the floor. All surfaces are painted and access to cleaning is excellent.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

5. All routines for cleaning are scheduled with a system that makes it possible to see what should be done, who is responsible and when it was last carried out.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

6. There is a collectively agreed cleanliness level of how sanitary the workplace should be. One example is by using pictures as reference.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

7. All our instructions and procedures are regularly updated. These are published on designated billboards, signage areas that are visible to all personnel.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

8. We work actively to maintain 5S by employing auditing tools and other systems.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

9. All employees are trained in 5S.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

10. All levels of staff are committed to 5S.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

11. We have a top-management policy on how to handle 5S issues.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

12. All 5S routines are updated by appointed personnel.

No, it does not apply to our plantYes, it corresponds to our plant

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By Oskar Olofsson

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