By large, 5S has helped industries such as Toyota and Suzuki improve their productivity and reduce cost but its application in an experimental physics laboratory is still unexplored. So, this page is dedicated to Physlab’s effort in improving the productivity and efficiency of our teaching laboratory. The goal is to reduce the time and effort needed to gain access to resources and usage of equipment in the laboratory in a timely productive, efficient and safe manner.
The simple five steps to workplace organization are as follows:
Following are some of the improvement efforts that have been made so far:
|Floor lines are an important tool to make the workplace visually organized. It also helps an unknown individual
to understand the locality of resources and abide by the placement rules.