• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • 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:

  • Owner:

  • Make

  • Serial #

  • No of Phases:

  • KVA Rating:

  • Output Amps:

  • Output Voltage:

  • Location:


  • 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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