Foreign Object Damage (Fod) Prevention

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You will now be required to take a test to assess your knowledge of the FOD prevention program. To pass this module you much achieve at least an 80%. The test will consist of 15 randomly selected questions. Please select the most correct answer of the available options. Do not navigate away from the test or the test will become invalid. If you pass the test a certificate will be available for you to print or save. If you fail to achieve a passing score, please reload this tutorial and re-attempt the assessment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does the occurrence of FOD cause concern for the USAF?
    • A. 

      Results in millions of dollars in repair or replacement costs

    • B. 

      Causes illness

    • C. 

      Increases appetite

    • D. 

      Decreases the ability for the USAF to provide quality healthcare

  • 2. 
    FOD training is required because it is a cornerstone to prevention program and is effective because it saves the Air Force money by increasing awareness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    _________ is responsible for preventing FOD.
  • 4. 
    Only aircraft maintenance or flightline personnel prevent FOD.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    High potential FOD areas include (select the applicable answers):
    • A. 

      Aircraft

    • B. 

      Fuel Cell

    • C. 

      Self-Assembly

    • D. 

      Jet Engine Maintenance

    • E. 

      Office Areas

    • F. 

      Public Roads

  • 6. 
    In a work area, ______  _______ is an effective measure to ensure tidy and clean operations and ultimately, help to reduce the occurrence of FOD.
  • 7. 
    Common FOD object hazards that individuals should be aware of include:
    • A. 

      Metal Shavings

    • B. 

      Rivets

    • C. 

      Wire

    • D. 

      Soldering debris from electrical circuts

    • E. 

      Components

    • F. 

      Tuners and connecters

    • G. 

      Deteriorating runways

    • H. 

      Ramp and taxiway debris

    • I. 

      Construction debris

    • J. 

      Birds and animals

    • K. 

      Unaccounted tools

  • 8. 
    What can be done to prevent FOD?
    • A. 

      Be aware, clean work areas, vehicle care, FOD walks, tool/hardware control, and follow tech data

    • B. 

      Ignore the areas of others, they will police what is closest to them.

    • C. 

      Hire a team of experts who can properly address the concern.

  • 9. 
    A common way to cause FOD during operations is to close or secure access covers, secure ducts and hoses, and keep items clear of aircraft intake areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    FOD objects do not include rags.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What shouldn’t be taken onto the flightline area?
    • A. 

      Rags

    • B. 

      Personal tools

    • C. 

      Dispatchable CTKs

    • D. 

      Technical data

  • 12. 
    Personnel should take care to empty all ______ before proceeding with any maintenance activities to eliminate inadvertently dropping or misplacing any hazardous items that may exist.
  • 13. 
    Remove any loose or removable items before coming within ___ feet of operating engine.
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      10

  • 14. 
    Remove the following items before entering the flightline:
    • A. 

      Metal insignias

    • B. 

      Badges

    • C. 

      Blouses

    • D. 

      Hats

    • E. 

      Shoelaces

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