Appendix A. Lean Terminology

5S: A Lean methodology to create a productive and safe workplace. It consists of

Sort: Keep only really necessary things.

Set in order: Arrange and store everything to be easy to locate, access, and return to its storage place.

Shine: Keep the entire work area clean and ready for production.

Standardize: Create standard work documentation for tasks needed to keep work areas clean and orderly, with diagrams documenting where all tools and supplies are to be stored.

Sustain: Ensure that workplaces are maintained as documented in standard work instructions through empowering operators to organize, maintain, and improve them; also include areas to be audited as a part of layered audit systems.

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