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TXM Practical 5STM is a simple practical approach that delivers sustainable ongoing improvement by driving accountability to the front line in your business.

The Elements of P5S:

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  1. SORT OUT what is in the area to determine what is needed, what can be stored elsewhere and what can be disposed of.
  2. SET IN ORDER the area by determining a place for everything and putting everything in its place.
  3. SHINE AND CHECK the area by giving it a thorough clean to set a new benchmark for cleanliness and to reveal the sources of dirt.
  4. STANDARDISE the workplace by establishing standards and procedures to constantly maintain the standard of the area.
  5. SUSTAIN the change through agreeing processes to implement ongoing improvements & audit results. This establishes a culture of continuous.

The Benefits of the TXM Practical 5STM approach:

  • Simple practical system for workplace organisation that leads to sustained results.
  • Engages and empowers front line teams and places the accountability for compliance with them.
  • Easy to understand tools and techniques that you can extend across your business.
  • Effective start point for workplace standards, standard work, autonomous maintenance and set up time reduction.

Practical 5S delivers bottom line benefits:

  • Up to 15% productivity time through reduced movement waste and “looking time”.
  • Elimination of hazards leads to improved safety – up to 30% injury rate reduction.
  • Increased employee morale and reduced turnover.

Contact us to find out how P5S can help your business work smarter