RUC 5S Program


The 5S is a system for organising work environments so work can be performed efficiently, effectively, and safely. This system focuses on putting everything where it belongs and keeping the workplace clean, which makes it easier for people to do their jobs without wasting time or risking injury.

The term 5S comes from five Japanese words:

  1. Seiri

  2. Seiton

  3. Seiso

  4. Seiketsu

  5. Shitsuke

In English, these words are often translated to:

  1. Sort

  2. Set in Order

  3. Shine

  4. Standardize

  5. Sustain