Red Tag Process

The red tag process (which is often associated with the SORT activity within 5s) incorporates visual management through the use of a “red tag” form or label identifying items that have been flagged for removal from a work area.   Red tagging can help identify items that shouldn’t be in a workplace, move them so that … Read more

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Benefits of 5s

5S can deliver several significant benefits to an organization, including: Productivity and efficiency savings  Monetary savings Space utilization Employee Engagement   Health and safety Despite being one of the most common lean manufacturing tools, many people still believe that 5S is merely tidying up the shop floor. However, there is a raft of benefits that an … Read more

What is 5s

5S is a method of using five techniques for organizing a business in order for it to be: More efficient More effective at delivering value Have high levels of safety These five methods (known as the 5s pillars) are: Sort Set in order Shine Standardize Sustain In today’s article, we’ll be covering the basics of … Read more