Electrical Safety Audit of Central India Institute for Medical Science (CIIMS), Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur

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  • Yogesh Bais Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Saurabh Bhattad Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Rutwik Kalbandhe Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Veena Gaidwad Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Nitesh Choudhari Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Bharat Khapekar Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Mangesh Kumbhare Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Niraj Kushwaha Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India
  • Nilesh Kawale Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Govindrao Wanjari College of Engineering & Technology, Nagpur, India

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Electrical safety audit

Abstract

“Safety first and always” should be the motto of every place i.e., buildings, industries & Utility. In long run, this approach helps indirectly in realizing tangible savings for the organization as it prevents accidents, which normally result in loss of man-hours, damage to equipment’s and sometimes loss of life also. Safety of personnel and equipment is of paramount importance. The priorities are given below in the order: a) Safety of personnel – Self, colleagues and public. b) Safety of equipment. c) Continuity and high quality of power supply. Electricity constitutes one of the major sources of ignition for fire accidents and explosions. Over 20% of fire world wide and 40% fire in India are due to faulty electric circuits. Besides equipment damage and property loss, electrical hazards also include injuries and fatalities to personnel due to electric shock. Electricity having become an indispensable part of our life; electrical risks are to be managed effectively. Timely inspection and preventive maintenance of electrical equipment and its connected systems will go a long way in ensuring safer operations, for a longer period of time, of the electrical installations.

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Published

12-05-2022

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Y. Bais, “Electrical Safety Audit of Central India Institute for Medical Science (CIIMS), Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur”, IJRESM, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 43–45, May 2022.

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