What is the 5S system?

Management technique that seeks to obtain a more organised workplace to improve productivity - avoiding wasted time and energy - and a better working environment.

The name of the 5S system is based on the Japanese words that define each stage of the method: seiri —sort—, sefton —set in order—, seiso —shine—, seiketsu —standardize— and shitsuke —sustain.

 
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