Generator Checklist For Emergency Planning
Don’t allow FUEL to be a fail point in Emergency planning
- Does your facility have a policy on how to handle an emergency in the event of generator failure?
- Does your facility maintain a protocol for long term fuel resupply in the event of a prolonged emergency?
- Does your facility maintain a list of specific fuel tests to ensure that fuel is not a fail point in your emergency back- up generator?
- Does your facility have procedures for yearly Oil and Coolant testing for your emergency back up generator?
- Does the facility have a mechanism for regularly evaluating generator fuel quality for your emergency back-up generator?
- Does your facility have a procedure to deal with bad fuel in your emergency generators?
- Does your facility have staff available to maintain fuel when your emergency generators are in use during a emergency?
- Does your facility have a plan to document actions, decisions and activities and track response expenses and lost revenues due to fuel failure in your emergency generator?
- Does your facility have procedures to provide accurate and timely briefings to staff on the fuel quality in your emergency generators?
- Do you know the overall generator capability at each facility?
- Does your facility maintain a schedule for the regular testing of the fuel in your back up generator?
- What are the current fuel levels, fuel quality and capacity of each emergency generator fuel tank?
- What type of fuel does each emergency generator use?
- Is there a listing of all emergency power generators for the facility?