A term that suggests that a highly productive workplace should be clean.
Seiso is a Japanse word that refers Sweeping or shining or cleanliness / systematic cleaning when using 5S's it refers to a clean the workspace and all equipment, and keep it clean, tidy and organized. At the end of each shift, clean the work area and be sure everything is restored to its place. This makes it easy to know what goes where and ensures that everything is where it belongs. Spills, leaks, and other messes also then become a visual signal for equipment or process steps that need attention. A key point is that maintaining cleanliness should be part of the daily work – not an occasional activity initiated when things get too messy.