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 Zero Breakdown Activities One Point Lesson Safety Total Productive Maintenance in Supply Chain Management. Part 1 Human Error or Lack of Knowledge 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 Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.