Home » Blog • Tools » What are F-tags? What are F-tags? Author: leantpm6s | Aug272017 Posted in Blog, Tools No comments FUGUAI = DEVIATION<->ABNORMALITY Functional Defects Pollution Difficult to Access/Observe Hard to Load/Operate Unsafe SHEQ “unfriendly” Undesirable Tasks “F” Tags are used to highlight Deviations, Faults or Abnormalities. 3 Types of F-Tags Safety Safety F-Tags are written by everyone for everyone. Mechanics or operators can close these. Yellow color. Operator Operator F-Tags are Blue. Operator means anyone non-maintenance (ie. Operators, Supervisors, Cleaners, Sanitation, etc.) to fix the abnormality. Maintenance Maintenance F-Tags are Red. These F-Tags require Electricians, Mechanics, etc. to fix the abnormality. F-Tagging F-Tag (is a visual work order) is a tag that is used to identify problems with the machines “Four Lists” are used to track the F-Tags: Abnormality List F-Tag Tally Sheet SOC (Sources of Contamination) List HTA (Hard-to-Access) List Where Are Abnormalities Found? Typical F-Tags Broken Parts Wear, Play, Rattling Dust, Dirt, Corrosion Cracks, drip marks, Deformation, Surface Damage Noisy, Hot, Cold, Odour etc… F-Tag Tracking To track the F-Tags we write as part of AM activities, the team will create an Activity Board called the F-Tag Tracking Centre This board will show the “Three Lists”, and keep track of how many F-Tags are written and how many have been completed The next page shows an example of an F-Tag Tracking Centre Breakdown evidence tag Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Related Tags:Breakdown, Breakdown evidence tag, F-tag, Forced Deterioration, Lack of knowledge, Natural Deterioration, Out of operating conditions, Weak points of design Related Posts The Fishbone Diagram Industrial Engineering – Continuous Improvement Major Stops – The Real Costs 5 STEPS towards Visible SHE Leadership Add Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.