The proper completion of DA Form 2077 cannot be stressed enough; as you know, there are many
factors involved with the recommended disposition of petroleum products. Some of these factors are as
Large Amounts of Product.
Mission Essential Requirements.
As the senior laboratory technician you must make every effort to ensure that DA Form 2077 is completed as
we've discussed and reviewed for accuracy at the required intervals
PART D - INSTRUCT THE TECHNICIAN IN THE CORRECT PROCEDURE
WHEN DEFICIENCIES ARE OBSERVED
Correcting deficiencies. Many times corrective action makes rerunning the test necessary. The
procedure must be done "by the book" for the result to have meaning. The following actions are taken:
Look at sample can or tag to find the specification number. If it is not on the tag, call the submitting unit
or look in the 9100 Identification List (IL) microfiche for the correct specification number.
Check the specification to find the test to be run and the correct method.
Check the appropriate test book (ASTM or FTMS) to find the correct test method to be used.
Observe the technician to ensure he uses the method correctly.
Perform corrective action if needed.
Take the following steps if incorrect test procedures are discovered:
- Stop the test.
- Identify all errors.
- Explain the effect the errors may have on the outcome of the test.
- Have the technician review the test procedures.
- Have the test rerun by the technician while you observe the procedures.