Definition of 5Z:

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This standard defines the procedure of “5Z Accreditation” which is the scheme to promote, evaluate, maintain and improve process control using the Genba Kanri principles.

Äú5Z‚Äù is a general term for the following five actions ending with ‚ÄúZU‚Äù‚Ķmeaning ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt‚Äù in Japanese.

-UKETORAZU (Don’t accept defects)

-TSUKURAZU (Don’t make defects)

-BARATSUKASAZU (Don’t create variation)

-KURIKAESAZU (Don’t repeat mistakes)

-NAGASAZU (Don’t supply defects)

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