Title Page

  • Document Number

  • DB Name

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Building

  • Floor

  • Room

  • Board Description

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

  • Brand

  • Style

  • 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

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