Did you know that practicing foreign object debris and damage (FOD) control at your facility can help protect your workers and visitors from the coronavirus pandemic?
When SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes the illness called COVID-19) spreads through a community,… Read the rest
How do I choose the right sweeper for my flight line?
Properly evaluating and understanding the specific challenges facing your facility is critical to choosing the right solution. This is because there is no “one size fits all” single best… Read the rest
Congratulations! As the owner or manager of a small- to mid-sized factory, you have just won your first aerospace contract to fabricate small aircraft components at your facility, for delivery to your client’s main assembly plant.
The contract includes a… Read the rest
Congratulations! It’s “day one” on your new job as cargo ramp manager. Surveying the area for the first time, you’re highly impressed that this much chaos can fit into such a small apron. For instance, FOD control is weak, with… Read the rest
The following scenario illustrates how The FOD Control Corporation’s products can solve foreign object damage control problems.
A remote, politically volatile region of the world suddenly explodes into violence, with multiple military or militia forces now in open… Read the rest
Keeping your private aircraft clean and in good repair is your first line of defense against foreign object damage. Routine aircraft maintenance tasks may seem mundane, but it’s vital never to slack off.
You should clean your airplane regularly,… Read the rest
At the wrong place at the wrong time, foreign object debris will easily cause a workplace injury in both aviation and manufacturing environments. Small rocks thrown into the air by rotor wash can attack you like projectile weapons. Dropping a metal… Read the rest
Think your employees have a hard time leaving their smart phones, ear buds, campaign buttons, pizza slices and whiskey bottles in the locker room before entering a FOD-sensitive area? In some industries, you can’t even smear a little chapstick on… Read the rest
Don’t be surprised if one day a team of auditors shows up to ask how and where you dump your debris. Foreign Object Damage control is a critical safety issue, a quality-control clause in many outsourcing contracts, and a topic… Read the rest