Wire Consultancy is the leading service provider of Electrical Risk Assessment and Electrical Safety Audit work with the in-house team of qualified professionals in the field of Electrical Engineering.
The electrical safety audit broadly classified and grouped into three categories:
Safety related to humans-Human safety audit
Safety of equipment-Equipment safety audit
Statutory requirement-Statutory audit
The main objective of ESA is to identifying potential electrical hazards, flaws in design system, maintenance system, etc. top reverent minimize loss of life and property. Following are the key objectives of ESA
Review of connected load, sanctioned load/contract demand.
Review of the complete electrical distribution system.
Review of electricity bills for the penalties imposed by the power supply agency for exceeding contract demand, delayed payment charges and non-maintenance of power factor.
Review of quality of electrical safety and protective systems like Main switches, MCCBs, MCBs, ELCBs/RCBs, Isolators etc.
Review of insulation resistance of cables, wires etc.
Review of earthing system.
Review of quality of electrical wiring practices, switch gear used.
Review of UPS/Battery, hub/servers for safety and proper location.
Review of energy consumption via connected load.
Review of lighting arrangement.
Standards play a key role in the quality of risk assessment and ensure that all the installations are covered entirety and uniformity. The standards have been figuratively summarized below;
1.Indian Electricity Act 2003 (Amended 2007)
2.Central Electricity Authority Regulations 2010 & Indian Electricity Rules 1956
3.IS 732 – Code of Practice of Electrical Wiring Installations
4.IS 900 – Code of Practice for Installation & maintenance of Induction Motors
5.IS 3043 – Code of Practice for Earthing
6.IS 5216 – Guide for Safety Procedures and Practices in Electrical Work
7.IS 10118 – Code of Practice for the installation, selection, and maintenance of switchgear and control gear
8.NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in the workplace
9.NFPA 70B – Recommended practice for electrical equipment maintenance
10.IEEE: 519 – IEEE Recommended Practice and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electric Power Systems
11.IEEE: 1159 – IEEE Recommended Practice for Monitoring Electric Power Quality
12.IS 1646: Code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general): Electrical Installations
13.IS 1648: Code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general): Fire-fighting Equipment