INFOGRAPHIC: 5S Principles for a Safe and Efficient Workplace
Carissa Harris is the Marketing Communications Director for Treston in the US. As Treston's resident blogger, she authors in-depth articles on ergonomics, ESD, and Lean principles that inspire companies to continually improve their workplaces.
5S is a phrase that refers to workplace organization and standardization for lean process improvement. It is how we have our areas organized, free of clutter, efficient, safe, and pleasant to work in. It is considered a cornerstone for companies pursuing Lean Enterprise. It lays the groundwork and develops the discipline necessary to support the successful implementation of other Lean concepts throughout an organization.