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Top 200 Electrical System Check list for Fire Safety
Top 200 Electrical System Check list for Fire Safety

Top 200 Electrical System Check list for Fire Safety

  1. Access limited or barred to DB / DB blocked
  2. Access limited or barred to the panel / panel blocked
  3. Access limited/barred to MCB/MCCB-box
  4. Access limited/barred to Socket. Access limited/barred to Switch-Board
  5. Access limited: Earth-bar not accessible inside the panel
  6. Air gap between phases less than 25 mm in cases of bare conductors (e.g., bus-bars)
  7. Ammeter / Voltmeter/indicator/PFI auto-controller not working
  8. Ammeter/Voltmeter’s selector switch bad
  9. Bunch of cable/multiple wires /looping wire connected at incomer MCCB/MCB’s input/output terminal
  10. Bunch of cable: looping from incomer MCCB/MCB’s input terminal
  11. Bunch of cable connected at bus-bar
  12. Bunch of cable: Multiple connections through one outlet of final-BBT
  13. Bunch of cable: Multiple connections ( more than two) through one socket outlet
  14. Burning sign on conductor at incomer MCB/MCCB’s input/output terminal
  15. Burning sign on conductor at the connection point to bus-bar
  16. Burning sign on Current Transformer inside the panel
  17. Burning sign on phase bus-bar, Burning sign on socket
  18. combustible wooden board : Use of wooden board/enclosure for MCCB/MCB
  19. Combustible material in the generator room
  20. Combustible material in the substation
  21. Combustible material near the HT panel/ HT line
  22. combustible wooden board: Tube light /Bracket Light/spot light/Normal light installed on wooden Board
  23. Combustible wooden board: X-former installed on combustible wooden plank
  24. combustible wooden board: Grinding M/C (or other M/Cs) installed on wooden platform/table/combustible material
  25. combustible : Light-shed tied with combustible material
  26. Combustible material in touch of MCB/MCCB-Box
  27. Combustible material in touch of Socket
  28. Combustible material in touch of Switch-Board
  29. Combustible material is used to seal the Panel Board
  30. Combustible material on / touching (adjacent to)/attached on the panel
  31. Combustible material on Cable Tray
  32. Combustible material on or touching (adjacent to) Cable Tray
  33. Combustible material in Cable Trench, Combustible material tied with/in touch of BBT
  34. Combustible material touching exhaust fan
  35. Combustible material used as support for the Cable Tray
  36. Combustible material used as support for the panel
  37. Combustible materials: Socket installed on combustible materials
  38. combustible wooden board: Cable channel made with combustible wooden board
  39. combustible wooden board: SB installed on combustible material/wooden board
  40. Combustible wooden board: The live parts of the panel (buses) are guarded with combustible wooden board
  41. Combustible material in touch of / near motor
  42. Combustible material in touch of/near wire/cable
  43. Combustible material near the Cable Tray
  44. Combustible material near the panel ( Just below or with in 3feet)
  45. Combustible material near any Electrical Apparatus
  46. Combustible material near BBT, Combustible material near IPS-Unit
  47. Combustible material near Light-shed
  48. Combustible material near MCCB/MCB-box
  49. Combustible material near Switch-Board
  50. Combustible material near/surrounding Socket
  51. Combustible material used as support for any installation
  52. Combustible material: IPS-Unit kept on combustible material
  53. Earth-bar shorted with neutral-bar
  54. Earthing cable not connected properly at the panel door
  55. Earthing: One point frame earthing of the generator instead of two
  56. Flexible cord’s outer insulation discontinued
  57. Lint/dirt present in the transformer area
  58. Lint/dirt present on the top and at the bottom of the transformer
  59. Lint/dirt: Lint/dirt present in the S/S or generator room
  60. Lint/dirt present in the S/S room
  61. lint/ dirt, spider-net or combustible material present inside the panel board
  62. Improper installation of light sheds
  63. Improper installation of MCB/MCCB
  64. Improper installation of socket
  65. Improper installation:-Cable laying on the Cable Tray improperly
  66. Improper installation:-Ceiling fan blade at accessible height
  67. Improper installation:-Chemical stored inside the maintenance room without any proper separator.
  68. Improper installation:-DB installed at a height out of normal reach
  69. Improper installation:-DB installed in the chemical room / chemical store
  70. Improper installation:-Empty earth-bar
  71. Improper installation:-Empty neutral-bar
  72. Improper installation:-Equipment-earthing and system-earthing shorted
  73. Improper installation: Extension line taken from ceiling rose point instead of socket outlet.
  74. Improper installation:-Lamp holder at an accessible height & without any lamp
  75. Improper installation:-MCB/MCCB installed without enclosur
  76. Improper installation:-Neutral & earthing of transformer are connected at the same point
  77. Improper installation: No neutral-bar at all
  78. Improper installation:-Normal light (uncovered) above combustible materials
  79. Improper installation:-Normal light above combustible materials or chemical in store
  80. Improper installation:-Normal Socket installed in the chemical room /chemical store
  81. Improper installation:-Normal Switch Board installed in the chemical room / chemical store
  82. Improper installation:-Pump/Motor base not made properly
  83. Improper installation:-Pump/Motor not fixed with base properly
  84. Improper installation:-SB installed at an inaccessible height
  85. Improper installation:-Scotch tape used to tie wires inside the panel board instead of cable tie.
  86. Improper installation:-Cable conduit on wall not clipped properly
  87. Improper installation:-Rod-gap not aligned
  88. Improper installation:-Indicators not in proper sequence (R-Y-B)
  89. Improper installation:-No cover on cable trench specially in sub-station and generator room.
  90. Improper installation:-Undressed messy wire present inside the panel.
  91. Improper installation:-Undressed power electrical conduits.
  92. Improper installation:-Wiring channel under the table
  93. Lighting: No/insufficient light on working platform in the maintenance room
  94. Lighting: No/insufficient lighting inside the S/S or generator room
  95. Loose:-Bracket light holder loos
  96. Loose:-Ceiling rose loose
  97. Loose:-Light shed loo
  98. Loose:-MCB/MCCB-box loose / broken / not sealed
  99. Loose:-Socket loose / broken / not sealed
  100. Loose:-Tube light guard loosens and tied with copper-wire
  101. Mechanical guard :-No/ broken /discontinued /insufficient mechanical guard on power cable at wall/floor
  102. Mechanical guard :-No/ broken /discontinued /insufficient mechanical guard on wiring cable
  103. Missing: Horn-gap upper/lower part missing
  104. Missing: Bracket light cover missing
  105. Missing: Silica gel of x-former breather becomes brown
  106. Missing: Transformer breathers oil pot em
  107. No earthing connection at electric iron (if metal body)
  108. No earthing connection at spot removing spray gun
  109. No ECC:-Motor ECC not done
  110. No frame earthing at generator
  111. No earth bus-bar at all
  112. No earthing connection at any rotating M/C
  113. No earthing connection at auto shaker M/C at lab
  114. No earthing connection at cad tester M/C at lab
  115. No earthing connection at fridg
  116. No earthing connection at grinding M/C
  117. No earthing connection at kettle
  118. No earthing connection at Socket
  119. No earthing connection at the welding M/C
  120. No earthing connection at the welding M/C (or other M/C)
  121. No ECC at any electric equipment
  122. No ECC:-at IP
  123. No ECC:-Cable armor not connected with the ECC
  124. No ECC: Pump suction and delivery pipe ECC not done
  125. Inadequate ECC at electrical equipment/Panel/ Motor
  126. No earthing connection at the panel door
  127. No ECC:-Cable channel body earthing not done
  128. No ECC:-Cable trunking body earthing not done
  129. No/insufficient/incomplete lightning protection
  130. No/insufficient/unsafe stair at the entrance of the substation     
  131. No/insufficient/unsafe stair to the entrance of lift room
  132. Not sealed:-BBT end cover missing
  133. Not sealed: Drill M/C (or other M/C’s) connection terminal not sealed properly
  134. Not sealed: Generator’s supply terminal box not sealed
  135. Not sealed: Motor connection terminal cover not sealed / glanded
  136. Not sealed:-No cover is used over ceiling rose
  137. Not sealed: Pump/Motor connection terminal cover not sealed / glanded properly
  138. Not sealed:-Top-Bottom of Energy meter Box/Enclosure open (not sealed)
  139. Not sealed:-Bottom of the panel (cable entry-exit point) is open
  140. Not sealed:-Panel door not sealed properly
  141. Not sealed:-Switch-Board loose / broken / not sealed
  142. Not sealed:-Tap-off box not sealed
  143. Not sealed:-The changeover switch enclosure not sealed
  144. Not sealed:-The Panel board not sealed
  145. Not sealed:-Top and bottom of the generator’s supply terminal box open
  146. Not sealed:-Top of the panel (cable entry-exit point) is open
  147. Not sealed: Circular Box cover broken
  148. Not sealed: Circular Box without cover
  149. Not sealed: No bush / gland at the cable entry-exit point
  150. Nut-bolt-washer for electrical connection rusted
  151. Panel door: Door lock bad
  152. Panel door:Panel door-hinge broken
  153. Panel door:Panel door cannot be closed fully
  154. Panel door:Panel door cannot be opened fully
  155. Panel door: Panel cover is fixed by nut-bolt
  156. Panel door:Panel door is locked by pad-lock
  157. Protection: Bypassing the Fuse
  158. Protection: Bypassing the incomer MCBB/MCB
  159. Protection: Bypassing the MCBB/MCB
  160. Protection: MCCB/MCB’s knob broken
  161. Protection: The incomer MCCB/MCB’s knob broken
  162. protection: Lines taken for indicators/Voltmeter/Ammeter w/o fuse or MCB
  163. Rubber mat ;-No rubber mat in front of the panel
  164. Rubber mat ;-Non-graded rubber mat in front of the panel
  165. separator :One slot left without phase separator at incomer MCCB’s input /output terminal
  166. separator: No/insufficient phase separator at incomer MCCB’s output terminal
  167. separator: No/insufficient phase separator at the MCCB’s input terminal
  168. Splicing / improper cable joint at the same point of both phase and neutral conductors
  169. Splicing / improper cable joint at the same point of both phase conductor and ECC
  170. Splicing / improper cable joint at the same point of both phases
  171. Splicing joint used instead of using earth-bar
  172. Splicing joint: No ceiling rose used to connect the tube light /tube light shed (connected by splicing joint)
  173. Splicing joint on cable inside Cable Channel without PIB tape
  174. Splicing joint: Exhaust fan connection through no outlet (connected by splicing joint)
  175. Splicing joint: Splicing at earthing bar
  176. Terminal open:-Battery terminal is open
  177. Terminal open:-Generator self starter’s connection terminal open
  178. Terminal open:-IPS-battery terminal open
  179. Unterminated /exposed wire/exposed conductor/exposed bus-bar end (live/dead) inside the panel
  180. Unterminated/open/exposed wire (live/dead) throughout the factory.
  181. W/O Lug: Connection at incomer MCCB’s input / Output terminal w/o lug
  182. W/O Lug: Connection without lug at phase bus-bar
  183. W/O lug: Wire connected to the PFI capacitor terminals without lug
  184. W/O Lug: Connection without lug at earth bar
  185. W/O Lug: Connection without lug at neutral bar
  186. W/O Lug: Earthing connected with x-former body w/o lug
  187. Water: Rain water enters into the substation
  188. Water dropping on the board
  189. Water dripping on exhaust fan
  190. Water line (tap) touching (adjacent to) the Panel
  191. Water line (tap) touching (adjacent to)/near the socket
  192. Water line (tap) touching (adjacent to)/near the switch-board
  193. Water line (tap) touching (adjacent to)/near to the light/light shed
  194. Measurement, Current, voltage measurement for all circuits in the LT,DB,MDB,SDB with connected load
  195. Insulation resistance, leakage current measurement for all power cables.
  196. Earth resistance test for all earth pits.
  197. Thermal scanning for all electrical joints. ( Transformer, Generator, LT, MDB,DB,SDB, power cables, Floor electrical joints general views)
  198. Earth continuity test for the electrical equipment and related accessories as sample bases.
  199. Document checking, Previous inspection result, notice for periodic inspection
  200. Design drawing, As built drawing, layout drawing, approved electrical demand note etc.

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He is Garment Automation Technologist and Editor in Chief of Autogarment. He is certified Echotech Garment CAD Professional-China, Aptech-India, NCC-UK and B.Sc. in CIS- London Metropolitan University, M.Sc. in ICT-UITS. He is working as a Successful Digital Marketer and Search Engine Specialist in RMG sector during 2005 to till now. Contact him- apparelsoftware@gmail.com

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