Foreign Object Debris

The Primary Objectives of a FOD prevention training program is to:

  • increase employee awareness to the causes and effects of FOD.
  • promote active involvement through specific processes & prevention techniques.
  • stress good work habits through work disciplines.

Foreign Object Debris (FOD)
A substance, debris, or article alien to the component, assembly, system or vehicle that could cause damage.

Foreign Object Damage (FOD)
Any damage or incident attributed to a foreign object that can be expressed in physical or economic terms that may or may not degrade the product’s required safety and/or performance characteristics.

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