Housekeeping

We conclude with this research that 5S? s is of basic importance in any way is professional or social and the benefits happened of them are innumerable. 2. DEFINING THE S? s: When the subject is efficiency the Japanese is leads, due its constant one searchs to the perfectioning and creation of efficient methods. one of the movements that calls the attention the world for being composed for a practical set and efficient that promotes the organization of environment of work and quality of life through extremely simple attitudes is 5S? s also known as Housekeeping. In accordance with Falconi (p.197, 2004), ' ' 5S aims at to change the way to think of the people about the direction of one better behavior for all vida' '. Nissan has much experience in this field. Leaving of this philosophy it is understood that 5S? s is not only one tool of work can be considered a life philosophy, a cultural value. According to Osada (1992) the S? s can be understood of the following form: Seiri: use sense consists of the separation of what it is useful and what is useless and elimination of that is unnecessary.

Seiton: arrumao sense consists of the ordinance of the work environment, placing the common materials in places of easy access and identifying them. Seiso: cleanness sense consists of keeping the clean workstation eliminating all the dirt, also the selective collection of the garbage. Seiketsu: sense of health and hygiene consists of always keeping a favorable environment for execution of the tasks, using the EPIS? s of adequate form. Shitsuke: self-discipline sense Consists of keeping of disciplined form all the too much senses, self-control and making that all the senses are executed. As Falconi (p.197, 2004): 5S is a program for all the people of the company, of the president to the operators, for administrative areas, of services, maintenance and manufacture. The program must be led by the high administration of the company and is based on education, practical training and in group.

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