5S is a Lean technique that involves activities designed to create and maintain a disciplined workplace. It helps create a better working environment and can be implemented to eliminate waste and improve the flow of work. 5S audits are often used to evaluate the performance of 5S implementation in any workplace. This 5S audit checklist will help ensuring that 5S standards and workplace organization are being met. It enables the observer to better address compliance gaps and provides opportunities for continuous improvement.
This template is a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that you can use and modify to meet your specific needs. It can easily be modified to include additional checklist items. It comes in two different variations; one that is designed for manufacturing workplaces and another that is designed for offices.
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5S Audit Checklist (20 KB)
5S Audit Checklist – Manufacturing (284 KB)
5S Audit Checklist – Offices (284 KB)
5S Audit Checklist – Offices (20 KB)