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Monthly Electrical Inspection for Generator

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A1 = Inspection Completed - No Defects
A2 = Inspection Completed - Defect found and repaired - Requires no further attention
A3 = Defect found but not repaired. The equipment can still operate safely but should receive attention at the first opportunity.
A4 = Defect found that affects safety. Repairs not completed - Machine remains ou of service.
Generator Details
Plant or Rego #
Hour Meter Reading:
Serial #
No of Phases:
KVA Rating:
Output Amps:
Output Voltage:
Is there adequate ventilation for exhaust fumes
Has the generator been placed away from other workers
Has an earth stake been driven in where possible
Has the metal work been bonded
Mechanical & Thermal
Are all moving parts adequately guarded
Has the exhaust manifold been adequately guarded
Are all fuel lines adequately supported
Has an ON/OFF switch been provided and is accessible
Electrical Protection
Has all wiring been adequately mechanical protected
Electrical conductors appear in good condition
Battery terminations are tight and in good condition
Has over current protection been fitted on all out going circuits
Is there an isolation facility for all out going circuits
Has E/L protection been provided on all outgoing circuits
Electrical enclosures are IP 56
Safety signs visible
Is there an emergency stop fitted, accessible and operative
Is there a battery isolation switch fitted, accessible and operative
Record type or earth leakage protection fitted and the sensitivity setting
Record back up earth leakage
Check the following components have been earthed
Engine Frame
Generator Frame
Metal electrical equipment enclosures
Earth on all socket outlets
Fire Extinguisher
Operational Tests
Start generator without external leads connected
Record output voltage
Are all gauges operational
Is the generator ON/OFF switch operational
Does the earth leakage test trip the relevant circuit breaker
Have you set the over current protection to suit the load
Current setting:
Does the generator respond to load being applied and removed
Repairs required
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