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Red Tags

5S Red Tags – The Correct Way to Use A Simple Lean Tool

5S Red Tags – The Correct Way to Use A Simple Lean Tool

If you already have knowledge of what 5S is, it’s likely you’ve probably also heard the term “Lean” before with reference to manufacturing, production, and warehouse/general business management. If not, and you’re just wondering what the heck this 5S thing is that every keeps talking about, well, that’s just fine too. In particular, I want

Tony Ferraro | May 20, 2014 | 5S | Red Tags


Red Tags

Red Tags

In the factory or workshop, the possibility of items piling up in one place is rife. To prevent such a problem, facilities use the red tag method. This is simply a way of identifying the flagged items. When some employees have identified the items, everybody in the facility will know that somebody plans to remove them from that

Mike Wilson | January 11, 2013 | Safety Products | Red Tags, Workplace Safety


Why Red Tags are Important to the 5S Process

Why Red Tags are Important to the 5S Process

If your company has embarked on starting a lean program to improve its bottom line, it is a very advisable that you will be implementing 5S into the workplace. 5S offers your production system an opportunity to evaluate its departments and find ways to speed things up, cut out extra inventory, decrease waste, and get

Mike Wilson | September 5, 2012 | 5S | 5S, Forklift Safety, Red Tags