#4 K918

K918 Electrical Systems - Essential Electrical System Maintenance and Testing

Examples of findings cited under K918 include:

  • The facility failed to maintain the generator as required. The time delay for the transfer switch to restore to normal power did not meet the minimum five minutes required.
  • The facility failed to ensure the generator could continue to supply power within 10 seconds. In the past, the generator was able to supply power within 10 seconds.
  • The facility failed to have (on site) spare parts for the generator parts that have a high mortality.