Work Clearance Management Process

Explain the steps to be done in SAP system for tagging and what are the prerequisties.

By: Haris Khan / Graham Johnston

Tagging process is to tag the equipment or functional location  (on/ off) or (open/ closed).

Following is the process of WCM: 

  • Create maintenance order & activate WCM. 
  • Create and prepare Work Clearance Application (WCA).
  • Create and prepare Work Clearance Documents (WCD). 
  • Approve Work Clearance Application. 
  • Approve all the permits required for WCD for tagging. 
  • Tag the equipments, object in WCD. 
  • Carry out the maintenance work, after “Labour Release “ in the maintenance order . 
  • After work completion, set the order status to “WOCO” – Work Completed. 
  • Request for un-tagging , by approving permits required for untagging in WCD. 
  • Un-tag the equipments, objects. 
  • Close the WCD. 
  • Close the WCA. 
My client has a requirement that after they print WCA document they need to print WCD document.  For that I have to prepare a functional specs for WCD but I am geting only Structures for WCD, how do I find the right table?

WCD Tables

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