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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 5. 
    Question 5. Is everything in its place?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Question 6. Are locations obvious and easy to identify?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 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

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

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 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

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

      Yes

    • B. 

      No