CLAUSE CODE: QC75    This clause was archived as of 04/24/2012
  CLAUSE TITLE: FOD Prevention Program

QC75                FOD Prevention Program:


Contractors providing goods and services to JPL shall participate in an effective Foreign Object Debris and Damage (FOD) prevention program. JPL auditors who normally visit Contractor’s facility may include surveillance for objective evidence of this participation.

Contractor’s Foreign Object Damage (FOD) program shall meet the requirements of MIL-STD-980, Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention in Aerospace Production. Assembly operations sheets and maintenance worksheets shall contain FOD check call out with signature/stamp evidence of compliance.

See the following website for FOD prevention guidelines: