(3) Locks or combinations will be changed when loss or compromise is suspected, every 12
months, or when personnel with access leave, whichever is sooner.
(4) DA Form 702 is the Safe or Cabinet Security Record. This will be used to record the times
that devices are opened, locked, and checked.
(5) Combination and key control records will be protected as "FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY"
(6) Unissued keys to storage areas for controlled substances and sensitive items will be stored
in an approved safe. This safe will be secured to the structure and away from storage areas.
(7) All keys will be signed in and out on a key register. After duty hours, keys, including IDS
keys, will be locked in a container. This will be made of at least 20 gauge steel or material of equivalent
strength, and it will be stored away from the storage area or in the custody of the responsible duty
officer, NCO, or CQ. At no time will keys be left unattended or unsecured.
(8) The use of a master key system is prohibited.
d. Intrusion Detection System (IDS). IDSs must provide at least two types of sensors as a means
of alarm annunciation at the MP station or guard force agency. From either place an armed response
can be immediately dispatched.
e. Personnel Screening. Army policy forbids the assignment of personnel with any history of drug
abuse to MOS 91Q, Pharmacy Specialist. Personnel holding this MOS are involved in the receipt,
storage, and processing of controlled substances. They are also involved with the manufacture,
transportation, preparation, and dispensing of controlled substances. Civilians must have, at a
minimum, a local military and civilian records check and an NCIC check. Such checks must be done
before assignment to a medical facility.
f. Materiel Control.
(1) Some medical materials require special security and accountability. They are as follows:
(a) Controlled substances.
(b) Stored hospital linens.
(c) Expensive medical equipment.
(d) Money and valuables.
(e) Medical sensitive items.