Total Quality Management

March 23, 2010

Some Images of 5S Houskeeping in Factories

Filed under: Toyota Production System — Tags: , , , , , , — Ferhan Syed @ 8:10 am

There are number of websites on internet that explain the concept of 5S Housekeeing. I have collected and uploaded selected images here so that concept could be understood easily.  Here they are:

Factory before 5S activities

Factory after 5S activity

Factory after 5S activities

A place for everything and everything in its place

A place clearly marked and labled and all the items are placed on their respective locations

5S (Before and After)

Proper placing of tools inside the drawer

A perfect tool drawer. It force you to place the tool on the right location thus ensures within a second retieval of necessary tools.

Team members performing 5S floor marking activities.

Floor marking activity

The mashed lines clearly indicates the area not to be used for staking materials

A living example of spick n span

A nice and tidy office table. A perfect example of 5S in office area.


  1. useful pictures

    Comment by alex — July 12, 2010 @ 4:28 pm

  2. the quality of the toyota auto leads the globe to follow like

    Comment by k.v.chandra shekhar — December 8, 2010 @ 11:41 am

  3. Thanks for this! Very easy to understand…

    Comment by Jeremy — February 16, 2011 @ 8:35 am

  4. These are great 5S photos. Thanks for sharing!

    Comment by Christian Paulsen — April 20, 2011 @ 3:39 pm

  5. We must follow for fast & easy life.thanks for this.

    Comment by Jitendra Kumar Gupta — May 17, 2011 @ 7:48 am

  6. Simple and intuitive methods, yet with great effectiveness and efficiency in eliminating MUDA. Many thanks for the visuals and the captions.



    Comment by quality4ever — May 23, 2011 @ 5:16 am


    Comment by Dayananda Melugiri — September 14, 2011 @ 5:15 pm

  8. Thanks for this

    Comment by Viet Nam — December 1, 2011 @ 1:03 pm

  9. Some Images of 5S Houskeeping in Factories

    Comment by Dayvy Day Dayvyna — February 29, 2012 @ 7:45 am

  10. Good sample..thanks for sharing

    Comment by kiky — April 16, 2012 @ 12:19 am

  11. 20120526.

    This is a good collected example regarding the “5-S” implementation in the industry, by this way people can understand clearly concept of the same, please keep it up.

    -P.K.M. Dalwadi.
    Sr. Manager- System & Quality.

    Comment by P.K.M. Dalwadi. — May 26, 2012 @ 1:16 pm

  12. Really these all pictures are very useful for me in my company ass well as in my home also.carry on team Best of luck.

    Comment by Bharat Arora — November 22, 2012 @ 6:45 pm

  13. Very useful pics. Helpful in management / removal of clutter.

    Comment by Syed Khalil Khawer — March 4, 2014 @ 9:09 am

  14. Nice workplace,comfortable room

    Comment by Asep — July 24, 2014 @ 8:09 am

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