unauthorized replacement part can invalidate the certification of
A material identification and control (MIC) system
should be established and rigidly adhered to. The MIC program
provides for the tracking of system piping and components from
procurement to installation in the system, which enables all
concerned to verify the materials installed. Chapter 5 addresses
the MIC program in specific detail.
Definition. Quality Assurance (QA) is a system for
the establishment and review of quality control procedures, records
and production actions,
which provides adequate proof and
confidence that work accomplished and/or material manufactured will
perform as designed, and that there is documentary evidence to this
Quality Assurance Requirements.
As a minimum, QA
for man-rated hyperbaric facilities will include provisions to
maintain such facilities in accordance with specific requirements
and provide supporting recordable evidence, in the following areas:
Design and Drawing Quality Control.
System for Approval of Design/Drawing Changes.
Drawing Control Procedures for Updating All Points
Issue and Use.
Maintenance of Design Information and Technical Data
Material Identification and Control.
Material Documentation and Storage Procedures.
Material Control Procedures During Fabrication and
Fabrication and In-Process Quality Control.
Personnel Qualification Records (welders,
Approved Fabrication Procedures.
Fabrication Inspection Procedures.
Fabrication Documentation Records
Testing and Inspection Quality Control.
Test Criteria and Requirements.
Test and Inspection Procedures.
Test and Test Inspection Records
Facility Work Management Quality Control.