Electrical Panel Maintenance Checklist

Use the Electrical Panel Maintenance Checklist to conduct inspections of panels by checking boxes, sensors, etc. for an uninterrupted supply of power.

Electrical Panel Maintenance Checklist



Electrical Panel Maintenance

1. Are all power meters checked before shutting down?


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2. Are primary controls visually inspected for deterioration and overheating?


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3. Is a general survey of electrical connections conducted in all habited areas of residential facilities?


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4. Are thorough cleaning, vacuuming, and visual inspection performed on exterior and interior low voltage switchboards, circuit breakers, inlets, panel boards, and electric distribution systems for wear and tear?


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5. Are locking devices on electrical units checked?


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6. Are boxes examined for warning lights and other indicators?


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7. Are indicators, lamps, sensors, and warning lights checked?


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8. Are all labels checked for correctness and proper placement?


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9. Are capacitors, transformers, and wiring manifolds inspected and repaired?


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10. Is a thorough examination conducted on all outdoor and indoor lighting and relays for signs of wear and/or dimming?


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11. Are electrical systems residing in hazardous locations continuously monitored?


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12. Are checks performed for malfunctions such as loose connections, short circuits, signs of burning, and small explosions?


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13. Are cable assemblies examined in combination with other wiring methods and installations?


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14. Are grounding conductors checked to work properly with installed equipment?


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15. Are lighting outlets inspected and correctly wired on specified circuits?


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16. Is the proximity and spacing of countertop, wall floor, and ceiling receptacles inspected concerning cold, heat, and water?


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17. Is a survey conducted on branch circuit types for all applicable receptacle outlets?


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18. Are frayed wires identified and repaired?


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19. Are irregular wiring arrangements investigated?


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20. Are grounding electrode conductor connections, including buried connections, inspected for heat damage and suitable placement?


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21. Are surge protection units examined and repaired as needed?


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22. Are timers, power supply units, fuse carriers, relays, and control wiring inspected for humidity or temperature damage, as well as regular wear?


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23. Is the detection of signs of electrical disturbance prioritized as an indicator of shorts and sparking?


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24. Is there an assurance of proper voltage in all rooms and areas of electrical usage?


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25. Are bolted electrical connections torque-tested and inspected to specified levels?


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26. Are battery-tripping packs disassembled to check for signs of battery integrity, corrosion, or damage?


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27. Are thermal imaging surveys performed where necessary?


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28. Is the inspection focused on detecting signs of persistent overheating and determining specific areas for repair or replacement?


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29. Are all control circuits inspected, and overcurrent protection checked?


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30. Are all motor disconnects close to the motors and easily accessible?


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31. Is the adequacy of multi-unit conductors in supplying all units, and their correct rating, checked?


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32. Are ground-fault and feeder short-circuit protection verified to be sized according to the specific application?


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33. Do transformers have adequate overcurrent protection and additional protection is installed if necessary?


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34. Are transformers inspected for failsafes or means of disconnecting immediately?


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35. Is a detailed survey conducted on all machinery and moving systems, including proper wiring and correct voltage supply?


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36. Are all room circuits rated for the number of machines and other electric equipment they are connected to?


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37. Is proper insulation along panel boards and outlets ensured?


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38. Are the number of receptacles checked for compliance in special occupancy facilities, including hospitals and patient-care areas?


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39. Are power sources and feeder capacities adequate and are the load calculations for essential systems reviewed?


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40. Are supply routes to critical life-support systems inspected, and detailed checks performed on dedicated backup generators?


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41. Are supply lines for alternate power sources inspected, repaired, and/or replaced as needed?


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42. Is the identification of load imbalances and isolation of the source of extra consumption prioritized?


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43. Are excess power consumers relocated, and supply balanced as needed?


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44. Are all air circuit breakers (ACBs) checked for the continued integrity of mechanical and electrical components?


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45. Is there a visual inspection of all busbars and accessories?


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46. Are meter voltage connections, current transformer connections, and Modbus connections checked?


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47. Are all components of molded case circuit breakers examined?


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48. Are power distribution units (PDUs) checked for functioning, control circuit fuse rating, etc.?


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49. Is the "all clear" given after work is completed, but before fitting covers?


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50. Is a final visual inspection conducted on panels, boxes, and other major system components after maintenance work is completed?


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