Ideas for using 5S Tags and dispositioning items during the Sort phase
No 5S Tag
- Used at least once every two days.
- Do not remove the item from its place of use.
5S Tag, Type A
- Used about once a week.
- Remove it from the direct work area but store it close to the work area.
5S Tag, Type B
- Used once a month.
- Store it somewhere accessible in the facility.
5S Tag, Type C
- Used once a year or less frequently.
- Consider storing it outside or moving it off-site.
5S Tag, Type D
- No longer needed.
- Remove: sell, return, donate, or discard.