How 6s Is Your Workspace?

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6S Evaluation Quiz evaluates the standard office workspace to gauge individual space is compliant to 6S principles. 6S stands for sort, scrub, straighten, standardize, safety, sustain.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    SORT: To distinguish between what is needed & not needed.Question 1. Have all unnecessary items been removed?

    • A.

      All unnecessary items have been removed

    • B.

      There are one to two unnecessary items on my table

    • C.

      There are three or more unnecessary items on my table

    Correct Answer
    A. All unnecessary items have been removed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All unnecessary items have been removed." This answer indicates that there are no unnecessary items on the table, suggesting that the sorting process has been successful in distinguishing between what is needed and what is not needed.

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  • 2. 

    Question 2. Are files, cabinets, work areas, locations clearly identified/ labeled?

    • A.

      All items are identified and labeled

    • B.

      Only half of the items were identified and labeled

    • C.

      Non of the items were identified or labeled

    Correct Answer
    A. All items are identified and labeled
    Explanation
    The given answer states that all items are identified and labeled. This means that files, cabinets, work areas, and locations are clearly marked and labeled for easy identification. This ensures that everything is organized and easily accessible, reducing the chances of confusion or misplacement. Having clear labels helps individuals locate and retrieve items quickly, improving efficiency in the workplace.

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  • 3. 

    Question 3. Does a procedure exist for removing unneeded items? (i.e. what do you do we unused paper with confidential information)?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      Only for some items

    • C.

      Never heard of such procedures

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Yes." This implies that there is a procedure in place for removing unneeded items, including unused paper with confidential information. This suggests that the organization or individual has a system in place for disposing of sensitive materials to ensure they are properly handled and not accessible to unauthorized individuals.

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  • 4. 

    STRAIGHTEN: A place for everything and everything in its placeQuestion 4. Is there a designated place for everything on your workspace?

    • A.

      Yes for all items

    • B.

      For most of the items

    • C.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes for all items
    Explanation
    The given answer states that there is a designated place for everything on the workspace. This means that every item has a specific spot where it is supposed to be kept. This organization and orderliness help in maintaining a clutter-free and efficient workspace. It ensures that items are easily accessible when needed and reduces the chances of misplacing or losing them. Having a designated place for everything also promotes a sense of discipline and tidiness in the work environment.

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  • 5. 

    Question 5. Is everything in its place?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The answer "Yes" suggests that everything is in its designated or appropriate place. This implies that there is order and organization, and nothing is out of place or misplaced.

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  • 6. 

    Question 6. Are locations obvious and easy to identify?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given answer "Yes" suggests that the locations are indeed obvious and easy to identify. This implies that there are clear indicators or signs that help individuals easily recognize and locate the desired places. It can also mean that the locations are well-known and familiar to people, making it effortless for them to find their way around.

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  • 7. 

    SCRUB: Cleaning and looking for ways to keep it cleanQuestion 7: Are work areas, equipment, tools, desks clean and free of debris, etc.?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes" because the question asks if work areas, equipment, tools, desks are clean and free of debris. This indicates that the person is actively cleaning and looking for ways to keep the area clean.

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  • 8. 

    Standardize: Maintain & Monitor for adherenceQuestion 8: Is all necessary information visible? ( i.e. escalation matrix, emergency call tree)

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes" because standardizing processes involves maintaining and monitoring for adherence. In order for this to happen effectively, all necessary information, such as the escalation matrix and emergency call tree, should be visible and easily accessible to ensure smooth and efficient operations.

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  • 9. 

    Sustain: Follow the rules to keep the workspace 6S compliantQuestion 9: Do you follow the 6S principles in keeping your workspace organized?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes" because following the 6S principles means adhering to a set of guidelines for organizing and maintaining a clean and efficient workspace. This includes sorting, setting in order, shining, standardizing, sustaining, and safety. By answering "Yes," it indicates that the person does indeed follow these principles and actively works towards keeping their workspace organized and compliant with 6S standards.

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  • 10. 

    Safety: Maintaining a safe work placeQuestion 10: Is all safety equipment unobstructed and accessible?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes" because it indicates that all safety equipment is unobstructed and accessible. This implies that there are no barriers or hindrances that could prevent employees from easily reaching and using the safety equipment in case of an emergency or hazardous situation. It shows that the organization prioritizes safety and takes measures to ensure that employees have easy access to the necessary equipment to maintain a safe work environment.

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