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  1. Use the 5S audit checklist to help sustain your Lean improvements.
  2. Identify where you have done well and the opportunities for further improvements.
  3. View your 5S audit results visually with a Radar Chart and a Monthly Trend Chart.


This is a 5S audit checklist is designed for manufacturing companies.

There are a total of 25 evaluation criteria spanning the 5S principles. Each criteria is evaluated against a five-point scale:

4 points = No deviations
3 points = 1-2 deviations
2 points = 3-4 deviations
1 point = 5-6 deviations
0 point = >6 deviations

The maximum possible score is 100 (25 questions x 4 points) organized into five scoring bands:

81-100: Excellent
61-80: Good
41-60: Fair
21-40: Poor
1-20: Very Poor

This 5S audit worksheet can be applied generally to all manufacturing departments. You may change the audit criteria to suit your specific needs.

With the 5S Excel worksheet, you can instantly view your monthly 5S audit results visually with a Radar Chart and a Monthly Trend Chart. As part of your Lean Daily Management process, these 5S results charts can be printed and displayed on your shopfloor Activity Boards for communication, discussion and development of improvement plans.

Start auditing your shopfloor 5S performance today and map out an actionable plan based on the audit findings!


1. Summary of 5S Principles
2. 5S Audit Checklist

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Initial upload date (first version): Dec 26, 2016
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