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Three 5s Activities Should be Mutually Supportive

Posted in Seiketsu, Seiso, Shitsuke, and Standardization

5S last three terms are closely related. Seiso is the maintenance of cleanliness is always maintained at its plant. Seiso activity is highly dependent on the standardize Seiketsu cleaning and maintenance activities in the form of work instructions are easily followed by all employees. Shitsuke as the methods used to motivate employees to consistently carry out and participate in Seiketsu and Seiso activities.

The three activities above should be supporting each other. Cleaning at a time are well preserved because there is an audit or inspection of the president. Every part of the company maintained in a clean condition. But these conditions only lasted a few days. After the echoes of the campaign was not heard from again, everything returns to normal.

SEISO – Keep Clean Workplace

Posted in Seiso


A lean manufacturing with the 5S campaign should be able to visually show the working environment, ranging from the entrance to the company, the receptionist space, office space, production space, stores and loading bay. If the visits should be no waste at all, then dust off the desk or machined-engine work. And all this can only be carried out together all the employees who can maintain cleanliness in their respective workplace. And one more thing, do not hang to the commercial cleaning service to do all that, because of the limited trial can not cover all areas of the company.

SEISO activity is the cleaning process in which a regional basis in the broom and mop with the mop. Because the floors, windows and walls should be cleaned, Seiso here equivalent to the large-scale cleanup activities conducted each year end in Japan’s household