In 1998, Svedala New Zealand, a world leader in vertical shaft impact crushing technology and winner of the 1997 New Zealand Exporter of the Year Award was interviewed at it's site at Matamata. Svedala created the 6-S's concept - sifting, sorting, sweeping, spic 'n' span, standardisation and shisuke (self-discipline) deriving it from the 5-S. This concept encouraged every staff member to take personal responsibility for maintaining factory cleanliness and hygiene. The concept promoted the minimi...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
12.4 Implement resource preservation program

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