Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
Foreign object debris is a common cause of damage in industrial applications. Although the term "FOD" is more widely used in the aerospace and aviation communities as a causal factor for engine and fuselage damage, sometimes supplies, tools, and other debris can find its way into vehicles, products, or production equipment--potentially creating complete havoc and destruction.
One might recall the story about the patient who had an x-ray performed and discovered that the doctor had accidentally left his forceps inside their body after a surgery? The same kind of accident can happen in a factory or shop, without making sure that all tools, bolts, screws, etc are accounted for - FOD can go unnoticed until it is too late.
With the proper 5S or 6S organizational supplies, meticulous tool and material asset accountability, and employee cooperation, FOD damages and injuries can be prevented.
In order to assist production facilities with this daunting task, Creative Safety Supply is now offering a selection of FOD awareness signs, 5S and 6S organizational and training products, and storage and debris containment supplies in their inventory.