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The management concept of “5S” is promoted for good housekeeping practice in workplaces, which includes five complementary principles of “Organisation”, “Neatness”, “Cleanliness”, “Standisation” and “Discipline”. “5S” is a practically management tool for good housekeeping practice in workplaces. It not only helps enterprise to implement a good housekeeping plan to systematically build a clean, tidy and organized working environment in which employees can work contentedly according to the standardized working procedures and storage of tools and materials, but also helps to avoid or mitigate losses resulting from workplace disorganization and injuries.

Concept of “5S”
1. “Organisation” requires sorting and disposal of all items placing in the workplace.
2. “Neatness” identifies location and quantity for storing and demands orderly arrangement for better retrieval and return.
3. “Cleanliness” means cleaning and guarantees all things or equipment to be kept in a clean and well-functioning condition.
4. “Standisation” regulates and enforces the results of “Organisation”, “Neatness”, “Cleanliness” by setting up guidelines and procedures.
5. “Discipline” is the repeated 5S application in everyday work tasks by all staff to become a good 5S work habit resulting in the discipline cultivation.

The Occupational Safety and Health Council published “Good Housekeeping DIY Kit” to promote good housekeeping practices. This DIY Kit covers the main considerations in promoting good housekeeping, practical reference materials and tools, such as samples of policy statement, action plan, identification form, sticker and audit checklist, etc. You are welcome to download and use this DIY Kit( establishing a good housekeeping system.
The Labour Department issued revised Guidance Notes on the Selection, Use and Maintenance of Safety Helmets (“GN”) in June 2018. The concerned publications were produced well before the date and do not reflect the latest requirements for wearing suitable safety helmets with chin straps fastened. The GN prevails regarding the specifications and use of the safety helmets.
Name Type Publisher
5S Good Housekeeping Practice in Workplace (For Computer Users) Comic OSHC
Vol.42 Housekeeping at workplace Work Safety (Chinese version) Comic OSHC
Good Housekeeping DIY Kit - Train. Kit Training Kit OSHC
Preventing Slips and Trips at Work Books OSHC
24th Issue – Sharing The Good Practices of "5S" Housekeeping Bulletins OSHC
17th issue - Seminar on 5S Application in the Workplace Bulletins OSHC
Issue 49 - Enhancing OSH performance through 5S Good housekeeping practices Bulletins OSHC
28th issue - 5S in Office Bulletins OSHC
Workplace Hygiene and 5S Bulletins OSHC
5S in Offices Bulletins OSHC
5S Good Housekeeping Bulletins OSHC
Logistics and Freight Transport Industry - 5S Good Housekeeping Practices Bulletins OSHC
Property Management, Environmental Hygiene and Recycling - 5S Housekeeping Bulletins OSHC
5S Good workplace housekeeping for Construction Industry Bulletins OSHC
5S Good Housekeeping Practices, Work-Above-Ground Safety and OSH Star Restaurant Scheme Bulletins OSHC
Implementation of 5S Good Housekeeping in the Catering Industry Bulletins OSHC
Health Care Services - Good Housekeeping (5S) Bulletins OSHC
Enhancing OSH performance through 5S Good Housekeeping practices Posters OSHC
Preventing slip, trip or fall through 5S implementation for Catering Industry Posters OSHC
Enhancing OSH performance through 5S implementation Posters OSHC
Enhancing OSH performance through 5S Good Housekeeping practices Posters OSHC
Enhancing OSH performance through 5S Good Housekeeping practices for Recycling industry Posters OSHC
5S Good Workplace Housekeeping for Import Export and Wholesale Retail Trade Posters OSHC
Good Housekeeping for Catering Industry Posters OSHC
5S Good housekeeping for Manufacturing Industry Posters OSHC
5S Good Housekeeping for Catering & Hospitality Services Posters OSHC
Prevent slip, trip and fall Videos OSHC
Prevent slip and trip Videos OSHC