What is 5S?

A 5-step process to achieve a safe, efficient, orderly and organized workplace:

  1. Sort
  2. Set in order
  3. Shine
  4. Standardize
  5. Sustain

6S adds Safety as a discrete 6th step.

  1. Sort
  2. Set in order
  3. Shine
  4. Standardize
  5. Safety
  6. Sustain

In this workshop, we teach and explain how 5S and 6S can help your organization while supporting lean principles and rules.

  • Analyze the purpose and application of 5S / 6S
  • Describe the implementation process
  • Execute 5S or 6S within an area of your organization
  • Establish a daily practice to sustain your program

Key Benefits:

  • Identify and remove non-essential material and waste
  • Ensure workplace order
  • Enable quick problem detection
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Free up space
  • Improve working conditions
  • Improve employee morale and motivation

The 5S/6S workshop is held onsite at your location and normally requires 1-3 days. We start with a half-day introduction and instruction (handouts provided). After the half-day of instruction, we get right to work implementing 5S/6S in your target area.  We recommend at least one follow-up consultation day after 30 days to coach and audit progress.  Large groups may require an additional coach/facilitator at an additional cost. Please contact us for an exact quote at your site.


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