Category Archives: Operations

Tool Room Assessment Check List

I can usually assess the health of an entire tool room by poking around for [...]

The Importance of FOD Signs

It is essential to any FOD program that the working environment be properly segmented and [...]

Workplace Safety in a FOD Environment

If you are at the wrong place at the wrong time, foreign object debris will easily [...]

The Importance of Data for FOD Analysis

Accurate FOD Data + Thorough Analysis + Effective Action = Fewer FOD Incidents Wherever aerospace products [...]

Monitoring in a FOD Environment

Wherever aerospace products are manufactured or flown, a philosophy and culture of FOD Prevention spanning [...]

Formalizing The FOD Manager Position

Many organizations do not use all of their allocation. The unused money flows back to [...]

FOD Damage and Mishap Investigation

Historically, 70-75% of FOD events are classified as “cause unknown” which is a mistake. The [...]

Basic Tools and Parts Control

Basic Tools and Parts Control Established Procedures All work procedures on aircraft must be standardized. This [...]