Develop and maintain orderliness at work

6S workshop

6S is a basic lean tool for significantly reducing, eliminating the main sources of waste. Without the application of 6S it is not possible to create the Kaizen philosophy and continuous improvement.
6S 5S - szerszámosláda

Aim of the 6S Workshop

Familiarization with the theory of the 6S method through practical examples, simulation.

Course of the 6S Workshop

I. Theory6S rendrakás - PC

  • Familiarization with the steps of 6S
  • Red Tag Campaign process
  • The importance of the sixth "S" (Safety)
  • The importance, application of visual aids


II. Practice

  • Simulation
  • „Muda walk”
  • Inspection of a selected work area, the application of the method in practice using a 6S audit form
  • Anyalysis, summary of the individually completed audit forms
  • Identifying the key points for development, working out proposals (brainstorming)


Main fields of effect of 6SCourse of the 6S eventTools, methods
Transparency, visuality
  1. Familiarization with the 6S theory
6S training
Management of tools and resources
  1. Practical advantages of 6S
6S simulation
Machine maintenance
  1. Audit of the target area, documentation
6S audit form, "before pictures"
Standard processes
  1. Elimination of identified reserves
Product quality
  1. Application of the steps
6S process
Reducion of risk of damage
  1. Introduction of visual aids
Shadow boards, signs, graphic work instructions, etc.
Changeover times
  1. Establishment of standard processes
Standard work instructions
Space utilization
  1. Recording of results, training courses
"After" photos, 6S operator training


Feedbacks – results

„This 8 hour was worth it.” 

„It was very tiring. I did not think at the start of the day that we will finish so much.” 

„The difficult part is yet to come – we have to keep everything as it is now!” 

„I have learned a lot of things during the two days, what I am able to utilize not only at my workplace but almost anywhere.” 

„More simple, more visual workplaces for a better work experience.” 


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