Lean Tools – 5S Step – 1 Sort – Seiri


Lean Tools – 5S – Seiri

5S Implementation – Complete Course


In this article and associated video I have covered step 1 of 5S implementation, step one of 5S implementation is called Sort and Seiri in Japanese.

Aim of this step to separate necessary items from unnecessary ones. Sorting means to sort through everything in work area. Basically this phase involves five steps i.e cleaning, classifying, ownership, red tagging and finally recycling.

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Nidhi Gupta
An educationist by qualification, with over 17 years of experience in the field of teaching and operational excellence, she is the co-founder of the AskOpexGuru.com. With an objective to bring in a cultural change in the society and to get more by doing less, she co-founded this blog AskOpexGuru.com - A conclave of operational excellence professionals, so that the learning of operational excellence professionals can reach to the masses.