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23:28 Nov 3, 2008
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Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Manufacturing
Japanese term or phrase: 習慣, as part of 6S, a word that starts with S
I have found 5S, which is 整理 (Sort),整頓 (Set in Order),清潔 (Shine),清掃(Standardize),躾(Sustain).
However, there is also a 6S, which includes all of the above, plus 習慣. Does anybody know if there is a standard word for this that starts with an S to match the others? I have searched a lot on Google but couldn't find one.
Thanks!
conejo
United States
Local time: 09:23
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Summary of answers provided
4Stabilize
Yumico Tanaka
3SOPDIShirai
1 +1safetyV N Ganesh


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safety


Explanation:
5S ... or 6S when special attention is added for safety, is a method used to help us make our workplace safe, clean, neat and organized. It provides a specific location for everything, and eliminates anything not required. It embeds quality into the workforce.....

www.asqsandiego.org/articles/5S.htm - 40k -

V N Ganesh
Local time: 19:53
Native speaker of: English
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agree  Leochan: http://www.arai-inc.co.jp/5s-6s/main.htm
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SOP


Explanation:
If 清潔 were translated differently I would suggest "standard practice/standard operating procedure" or "SOP" for 6 - which is a "prescribed procedure to be followed routinely". At a stretch "Spread the custom" might fit.


DIShirai
Japan
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Stabilize


Explanation:
To make a habit, you have to stabilize the system in yourself.

Yumico Tanaka
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