General Inspection

Is the area in and around the switchboard clean and tidy

After cleaning

Check Busbar Condition

Busbar safety rating

Busbar Connections

Busbar Discoloration

Busbar Insulation

Busbar Corrosion

Check all sub-circuit cable's

Cable Safety rating

Cable connections

Cable Discolorarion

Cable Insulation

Cable Corrosion

Check all control wiring

Control Wiring Rating

Control wiring connections

Control wiring discoloration

Control wiring insulation

Control wiring corrosion

General Checks

Condition of glands/shrouds

Check for undue noise/vibration

Severity of noise

Check Indicator lamps

How many have failed

Is the lamp the only issue

what other issues are there

Take a photo of the failed parts

Check metering is working

Meter details to replace unit

Photo of meter to be replaced

Check surge diverters are working

Surge diverter details to replace unit

Photo of surge diverter to be replaced

All extra Switchboard equipment working correctly

Photos of faulty equipment to be replaced

Has there been moisture in the switchgear/DB

Photo of moisture

Are all panels secure

how is cabinet secured

Can this issue pose a safety risk

photo of issue

Are heaters and thermostats working correctly

have all applicable air filters been cleaned

Visual inspection of withdrawable circuit breakers/fuses

Condition of seals and gaskets on DB

Inspect protective coating on switchboard for damage/corrosion

Is the DB Legend up to current standards

Take a photo of the legend

What changes do you believe are necessary to rectify this issue.

RCD Testing

Have staff in the area been notified of RCD testing

Find a CNC/WNC or nurse in charge before proceeding.

Has a 6 monthly push button test been conducted

Has a machine trip time test been conducted

Did any RCD's fail

How many



Amp Rating

Photo of each to be repaired

Thermal Scanns

Any issues detected

Severity of issue

Take a thermal image of the switchboard

Closure of report

Have any major issues been identified

Has FM been notified of the issues

Has GLS admin been notified of the issues

Has the issues now been rectified after communication

Do we need to return to this board for more works

does this need to be quoted

Has a rectification quote been generated

What work needs to be done

Testing Labels

Has an RCD Testing label been installed/marked

Has a Thermal Scan label been installed/marked

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.