5S Infographic Posted on November 7, 2016August 17, 2018 by insivia 5S – Process Best Practice 5S is a process made popular and used by Toyota which is based on five principles: Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, and Shitsuke. This practce is a foundation for both Kaizen and the Toyota Production Systems and is meant to improve workplace efficiency and eliminate waste. Each of these disciplines can be translated into the following: Seiri: Sort Seiton: Straighten Seiso: Shine Seiketsu: Standardize Shitsuke: Sustain Once the first 4 S’s have been established, they become the new way to operate the business. By maintaining focus on this new way and not allowing a gradual decline back to the old ways, business can receive the effect of continuous improvement, or Kaizen. We Lift Stuff! Interested in more content about Forklifts, Industrial Cleaning Equipment, Utility Vehicles? Check out the rest of our resources, click here.