In 1996, the Board of directors in Cooke Brothers Limited, UK, made a commitment to achieve ISO 14001 environmental management standard and implement the 5-S approach. 5-S was introduced through training. In the beginning, two cell leaders and one shop floor employee were trained on two separate programmes. The remaining employees were then trained informally on a rolling programme delivered in-house.
The results included reductions in consumption of oil 50%, water 30%, energy 30%, and paper 7...
BPIR Categories12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy
12.4 Implement resource preservation program
9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
12.3 Implement pollution prevention program