On January 6, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. Division of General Affairs and Correspondence joined Kick off Happy 5S Green & Big Cleaning Day: 5S Green, Walailak University. This event was arranged in order to represent the university’s commitment to drive 5S missions and to enhance the participation of personnel at all levels for the fiscal year 2022. The event began with Associate Professor Dr. Voravuth Somsak, Chairman of the 5S Green Committee, Walailak University, giving a report “Happy New Year & Cooperation – Success of 5S activity.” The event arranged both on site at Khao Luang Chamber, the Cooperative Education building and online via Zoom Meeting.
Presiding over the ceremony, Associate Professor Dr. Suwit Wuthisuthimethavee, Acting Vice President, said that Walailak University has seriously applied the 5S standard as part of the university’s operations since 2016 as a tool to create a convenient, safe working environment, resulting in increased work efficiency. This made the University accredited for the national level 5S model area, the 5S Model Award from the Technology Promotion Association. (Thai – Japanese) in 2019 and 2020, which is regarded as the first higher education institution to receive the award since fiscal year 2020.
Walailak University has elevated the 5S operation to another level by combining the matter of Green University with the 5S operation to develop into the “5S Green standard” as another important mechanism for driving UI Green Metric Ranking