Implementation Procedure of 5S

Depending on company’s situation, the 5S can be implemented in different manners. However, many companies felt that the following PDCA procedure is quite effective:

  1. Organize the program committee. (PLAN)
  2. Develop a plan for each S. (PLAN)
  3. Publicly announcement the start of the program. (DO)
  4. Provide training and education to employees. (DO)
  5. Select a day and everybody cleanups his/her own working area. (DO)
  6. Select a day and everybody organizes his/her own workplace.(DO)
  7. Evaluate the results of 5S. (CHECK)
  8. Self-Examination and Take corrected actions. (ACTION)