Standard Practice for Equipment Control Matrix (ECM)
|Publication Date:||1 July 2020|
|ICS Code (Purchasing. Procurement. Logistics):||03.100.10|
This practice describes equipment control classes (ECCs), equipment control levels (ECLs), and their relationships.
This practice is intended to be applicable and appropriate for all equipment-holding entities.
This practice covers property categorized as equipment. Equipment as defined in Terminology E2135 is nonexpendable, tangible moveable property needed for the performance of a task or useful in effecting an obligation.
This practice can be applied to an individual item of equipment, to groupings of equipment, or to all or a subset of an entity's equipment.
In accordance with the provisions of Practice E2279, this practice enhances internal controls, and clarifies and enables effective and efficient control and tracking of equipment.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.