What is Quality Environment (5S)?

Quality Environment (5S) is the beginning of a healthy, comfortable and productive life for everyone at work. This is fundamental to productivity improvement.

When implemented successfully in a company, Quality Environment (5S) will bring about amazing changes. For example, all unnecessary items are removed from the workplace, only necessary items are conveniently located near users, machines and equipment are kept clean and shiny. 5S is an acronym for five Japanese words that are Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke. The driving force for Quality Environment (5S) program comes from people. In this respect, Shitsuke is critical to its success. Shitsuke is to train people accordingly so that they will follow good habit.

Why Certification to Quality Environment (5S)?

Achieving certification is a public declaration of commitment to quality environment, a better workplace and continual improvement to meet customer needs.

There is a range of possible benefits associated with having achieved Certification:

  • Increased efficiency
  • Improved productivity
  • Enhanced generation of more and new ideas
  • Reduced complaints
  • Enhanced profitability
  • Enhanced teamwork
  • Increased employee performance through naturally disciplined

How to request QE/5S certification: click QE/5S Online Registration

For more details, please contact: Muhammad Suffian Ahmad  Tel: 03-79512414  (suffian@mpc.gov.my)

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Last Updated: 8 Jun 2017