Everything You Need to Know About 5S

Tony Ferraro, a friend and fellow blogger, at Creative Safety Supply has created a great resource for 5S.  It is a single source to learn about 5S. Here is a link to the website: 5S Study and Research Page.

There are several sections to the page:

  • What is 5S?
  • Origins of 5S
  • Why 5S?
  • Employee involvement
  • How to get started
  • Common misconceptions
  • Each step of 5S defined
  • Understanding the sixth S – safety
  • Tools for 5S

Tony reached out to many in the lean community to help build the page.  I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to give input into this great resource.

I would recommend it for anyone learning about 5S as a great place to understand what it is and how to get started with implementation.  There are plenty of great visuals as well.  Here is the link again: 5S Study and Research Page.

Take the 10 minutes to watch the lean parody posted on the page as well.  It is very funny.

Great work, Tony!

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Posted on April 20, 2015, in Safety, Tools and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Matt,

    Glad you got this out there for a broader audience through your blog. Tony does a great job and I am sure many people will benefit from his work. Also, thank you for all the work you put into blogging about Lean. I am sure you have had a great impact.

    Dale

  2. Vanessa Stanek

    Hi Matt, this is a really handy little resource – thanks so much for sharing it! (The parody video is really funny!)

    Kind regards Nessa

    Sent from my iPad

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  3. Thanks for sharing this page for me. It took me a good month to write this page. I’m pretty happy with it. Thanks to everyone else for the kind words.

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