5S – The Visual Workplace


Date(s) - June 15, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

EDC of Elkhart County


This program offers you an opportunity to experience first-hand how the 5S System reduces waste in the mounting plate assembly area of a simulated production facility. Participants learn the concepts of the 5S System and then apply them to transform a cluttered, disorganized production area into a clean and orderly workplace.


  • Describe differences in workplace appearance and functionality before and after the 5S process has been applied.
  • Perform an in-depth audit of workplace organization and standardization through use of a Workplace Scan.
  • Organize a workplace by applying the concepts of Sort, Set in Order, and Shine.
  • Standardize procedures to maintain and control an organized workplace using visual controls.
  • Explain methods to apply the fifth concept, Sustain.
  • Describe how 5S can help to improve workplace environmental health and safety.


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