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Seiri - Organization Stratification management and dealing with the causes:  1. Seiri - Organization Stratification management and dealing with the causes Throw away things that are not needed Deal with causes of dirt leaks and noise Organize cleaning the floors and housecleaning Treat defects, leakage and breakage Organize the storage of parts and files Policy of “One-is-best” - one set of tools/stationery - one page form/memo - one day processing - one stop service for customer - one location file Typical Activities Location Action by

2. Seiton - Neatness Functional storage and eliminating the need to look for things:  2. Seiton - Neatness Functional storage and eliminating the need to look for things Everything has a clearly designated name & place 30-second retrieval and storage Filing standards and control Zoning and placement marks Eliminate covers and locks First in, first out arrangement Neat notice boards (also remove obsolete notices) Easy-to-read notices (including zoning) Straight-line and right angle layout Functional placement for materials, parts, tools etc Typical Activities Location Action by

3. Seiso - Cleaning Cleaning as inspection and degree of cleanliness:  3. Seiso - Cleaning Cleaning as inspection and degree of cleanliness Individual cleaning responsibility assigned Make cleaning and inspection easier Regular sparkling cleaning campaigns Cleaning inspections and correct minor problems Clean even the places most people do not notice Typical Activities Location Action by

4. Seiketsu - Standardization Visual management and 5-S standardization:  4. Seiketsu - Standardization Visual management and 5-S standardization Transparency ( e.g. glass covers for see-through) Inspection “OK” marks or labels Danger zones marked on meters and switches ‘Danger’ warning signs and marks Fire extinguisher and ‘Exit’ signs Directional markings on pipes, gangways etc Open and shut directional labels on switches etc Colour-coded pipes Typical...
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