Chapter 2ADMINISTRATION, SUPERVISION, AND TRAINING
These checkoff lists will give you a good
understanding of how to prepare for an inspec-
tion as well as how to carry out your daily super-
visory duties. You will find it helpful to obtain
copies of the various inspection checkoff lists
from the log room and to carefully look them
over. They will give detailed information about
what type of inspection you may expect for your
type of ship.
Following is an abbreviated sample of an
engineering department checkoff list. You should
get a better understanding of the scope and pur-
pose of administrative inspections by reviewing
1. BILLS FOR BOTH PEACE AND WAR:
a. Inspect the following, among others,
for completeness, correctness, and adequacy:
(1) Department Organization.
(2) Watch, Quarter, and Station Bills.
(3) Engineering Casualty Bill.
(4) Fueling Bill.
2. ADMINISTRATION AND EFFEC-
TIVENESS OF TRAINING:
a. Administration and effectiveness of
training of personnel for current and prospective
(1) Are sufficient nonrated personnel
in training to replace anticipated losses?
(2) NAVEDTRA training courses:
(a) Number of personnel enrolled.
(b) Percentage of personnel in
(c) Number of personnel whose
courses are completed.
(3) Are personnel concerned familiar
with operating instructions and safety precau-
tions? (Question personnel at random.)
(4) Are personnel concerned properly
instructed and trained to handle casualties to
(5) Are personnel properly instructed
and trained in damage control?
(6) Are training films available and
used to the maximum extent?
(7) Are training records of personnel
adequate and properly maintained?
3. DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION
a. Is necessary information disseminated
within the department and divisions?
b. Are the means of familiarizing new per-
sonnel with department routine orders and regula-
tions considered satisfactory?
4. ASSIGNMENT OF PERSONNEL TO
STATIONS AND WATCHES:
a. Are personnel properly assigned to bat-
tle stations and watches?
b. Are sufficient personnel aboard at all
times to get the ship under way?
c. Are personnel examined and qualified
for important watches?
d. Does it appear that personnel on watch
have been properly instructed? (Question person-
nel at random.)
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, PMS, AND
a. Inspect completeness of the following:
(1) Operating instructions posted near
(2) Posting of necessary safety