Who authorized and accepted the RECs.
Why work was required.
What work was accomplished, including materials and
components used, re-test requirements, tests performed
and test data.
Who did what work.
When and where the work was accomplished, including the
When any maintenance or work is performed which breaches the
certification boundaries of the facility a REC must first be
initiated by the REC supervisor.
This is accomplished by
completing a REC sheet, obtaining authorization from the facility
manager (or designated representative), and noting the REC in the
The necessary work or maintenance can now be performed
on the facility. Upon completion, the REC sheet is completed and
all applicable maintenance check-off sheets, inspection records,
testing records, and fabrication records are attached to, or placed
in a file folder with, the REC sheet. The REC can then be closed
out by the REC supervisor by placing the REC sheet and associated
documents in the REC file drawer and completing the REC Log entry.
Appendix C provides additional guidance concerning REC instructions
and record forms.
Taa-Out Procedures. Tag-out procedures are used to
identify equipments and components which 1) are in need of
maintenance/repair, or 2) define REC boundaries and are not to be
operated while the REC is open (i.e., work in progress). Commands
shall develop suitable tag-out procedures which meet the following
instruction which clearly
procedures to be used for the hyperbaric facility.
Tag-Out Log in which to record the location, reason for
the tag, person initiating the tag-out, and current
status of the equipment/component.
Tags which are easily identifiable and are marked with
the Tag-Out Log reference number and the reason for the
*Refer to Chapter 3.
In-House Quality Control Inspections and Documenta-
tion Audits. Periodic inspections and audits should be conducted
by the facility manager to ensure that maintenance is being