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Electrical Equipment

  • Recommendations

    • Vacuum the panels and room to remove dust, dirt and debris
    • Wipe down with lint free rags and solvents if needed, nonflammable solvents only
    • Check for signs of moisture or contamination
    • If present, check that windows are in working order
    • Verify that surface mounted wiring is labeled UF-B, UV resistant and is located in areas
    not subject to abrasion or physical damage
    • For conduit wiring, verify Schedule 40 PVC is used and wire is for wet locations i.e. THWN.
    • Verify that electrical raceways and cable trays are used exclusively for electrical conductors

  • Electrical equipment room #

  • 1 Access door is marked and in working order

  • 2 Free of excessive dust, dirt and debris

  • 3 No storage. Clearance of at least 36 inches from panels

  • 4 Adequate lighting

  • 5 Free of water or potential sources of water

  • 6 Check for burning or “ozone” odors

  • 7 Room is well ventilated

  • 8 Panel doors in working order

  • 9 Front panel is present and no open slots are present

  • 10 Free of excessive dust and dirt

  • 11 Seal and gaskets are installed

  • 12 All the wiring is reaching completely into the box and properly secured

  • 13 No punch-out missing

  • 14 All the breakers are labeled

  • 15 If present, check for heater elements

  • 16 If present, check for fans

  • 17 Check for arc flash protection warning signs

  • 18 Check for identification of disconnecting means and circuit directories for panelboards, switchboards,<br>switchgears and similar equipment

Switchgears (Insulators, Supports and Connectors)

  • Recommendations
     If exposed to the environment, increase the frequency or maintenance
     Clean all ceramic materials
     Vacuum dirt and debris
     Exercise circuit breakers annually
     Bi-annual interior inspection/cleaning of distribution panels by licensed electrician

  • 19 Check for signs of cracking, broken pieces or any sign of physical damage

  • 20 Free of dirt and debris

  • 21 Check for evidence of moisture

  • 22 Check for evidence of tracking, arching or overheating

  • 23 Check for bolts and connecting devices for signs of physical damage

  • 24 Ensure bolts have proper tightness

  • 25 If present, copper and aluminum conductors, check for galvanic action

  • 26 Check for insulation: deterioration, cracking, flaking or overheating

  • 27 Inspect for missing parts


  • Battery Station #

  • Recommendations
    Batteries emit explosive gases while charging, allow no open flames or sparks
    Battery room should be ventilated using a “rated” fan
    No smoking should be permitted

  • 28 Battery surface clean of dust and dirt accumulation

  • 29 Check for all terminals and connections being tight and clean

  • 30 Check for corrosion on battery terminals

  • 31 Check for stranded cables, corroded or separated

  • 32 Check electrolyte levels and specific gravity.


  • Charger #

  • 33 Free of dirt and debris

  • 34 Check for terminal connections

  • 35 Check that all relays, lights, and other indicating devices are working properly

Electric Motor

  • Electric Motor #

  • 36 Check for damage caused by dirt, loose parts or foreign objects

  • 37 Check air inlets are not blocked

  • 38 Check for evidence of moisture and/or dirt build-up

  • 39 Check for unusual noises, leaking seals or high vibration

  • 40 If present, check oil level gages

  • 41 Check for degradation of foundation, bed plates, anchor bolts

  • 42 If present, check for oil ring turning

  • 43 Check for evidence of leaking oil and water from piping and connections

  • 44 Check for scheduled lubrication according to manufacturer's instructions

  • 45 For critical motors, check bearings daily using a stethoscope or infrared scanner (or camera, if<br>appropriate)

  • 46 Check bearing surface temperature with a thermometer, electronic temperature sensing<br>devices, or stick-on temperature indicating labels

  • 47 Check belt tension; belts should have about 1 in. of play; sheaves should be seated firmly with<br>little or no play

Additional Check

  • 48 Verify that wiring methods are securely fastened in place, supported independently

  • 49 Verify that boxes are installed at junction, splice, outlet, switch, and pull points

  • 50 Identify wet and damp locations and the suitability of boxes and fittings

  • 51 Verify that cabinets or cutout boxes are suitable and properly installed in any wet or damp<br>locations

  • 52 Verify that cables are secured to cabinets and cutout boxes or that the conditions for cables<br>with nonmetallic sheaths are met

  • 53 Verify that any switches in wet locations are properly installed in waterproof enclosures

  • 54 Verify that the point of attachment for an overhead service drop is adequate and will provide<br>minimum clearances

  • 55 Verify that GFCI protection is provided for receptacles in bathrooms, near sinks, outdoors, on<br>rooftops, indoor wet areas, outdoor areas and in garages

  • 56 Check transformer installations for adequate ventilation and spacing from walls and obstructions

  • 57 Periodic transformer oil testing

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