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This one day module will give you the information you need to participate in implementing the 5S method of housekeeping for your organization. Learn what the 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace are and why 5S is the cornerstone of Productivity Improvement activities and a good starting point of your company’s Lean Journey.
This course was retired after the Fall 2019 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.
Upon completion of this workshop the participant will be able to:
Understand the reasons for 5S.
Identify the 5 Pillars of 5S.
Have in-depth understanding of the 5 Pillars: Sort – The first Pillar; Set in Order – The second Pillar; Shine – The third Pillar; Standardize – The fourth Pillar; Sustain – The fifth Pillar.
Review common resistance to 5S programs.
Compare with examples of 5S successes in companies.