Electrical Safety Inspection Checklist

Electrical Safety Inspection Checklist
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Electrical Safety Inspection Checklist

As a Safety professional you must know about How To Inspect Electrical System at site.

The following points must be noted while Electrical Safety Inspection.


– Whether the condition of Cable is checked?

– Are Cables received form other site checked for Insulation Resistance before putting them into use?

– Are all main Cables, taken either underground / Overhead?

– Are welding Cables routed properly above the Ground?

– Are welding & Electrical Cables overlapping?

– Is any improper jointing of Cables wires prevailing at Site?

DBs / SDBs

– Is earth conductor continued up to DB / SDB?

– Whether DBs & extension boards are protected from rain / water?

– Is there any overloading of DBs / SDBs?

– Are correct / proper fuses & CB’s provided at main boards & sub- boards?

– Is energized wiring in junction boxes, CB panels & similar places covered all times?


– Whether the connections are routed through ELCB?

– Is ELCB sensitivity maintained at 30 mA?

– Are the ELCB numbered & tested periodically & test results recorded in a logbook countersigned by competent person?


– Is neutral earthing ensured at the source of power

(Main DB at Gen. or Transformer)?

– Whether the continuity & tightness of earth conductor are checked?

– Mention the gauge of earth conductor used at site.

– Mention the value of Earth Resistance or maintain a log book.


– Whether the plug top provided everywhere?

– Are all metal parts of electrical equipment’s & light fittings / accessories grounded?

– Is there any shed / cover for welding machines?

– Are Halogen lamps fixed at proper places?

– Are Portable power tools maintained as per norms?

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