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Document ID (ISN)54746
CIS number 90-1536
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Casebook of successful 4S movement in smaller Japanese businesses
Bibliographic information Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association, 35-1, Shiba 5-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108, Japan, Jan. 1990. 115p. Illus. Price: JPY 1,200; USD 8.00.
Abstract The 4S programme promotes workplace safety through good housekeeping, symbolised by the words seiri (order), seiton (arrangement), seiso (cleanliness) and seiketsu (tidiness). This booklet describes how 18 small and medium-sized companies put the "4S Rule" into practice in their enterprises, frequently adding a 5th S: shitsuke (training, self-discipline). Sectors represented: foods, engineering, manufacturing, railcar repair.
Descriptors (primary) small enterprises; safety programmes; housekeeping; Japan
Descriptors (secondary) machinery industry; chemical industry; transport industry; food industry; tool making industry; repair shops; plastics converting industry; metalworking industry
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Safety programmes