• Are you mentally and physically prepared to safely complete the work on the generator or are you fatigued such that your injury risk level is elevated?
  • Is there any moisture on your shoes and/or clothes?
  • Are you wearing the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?
  1. Head protection
  2. Eye protection
  3. Hearing protection
  4. Face shields
  5. Gloves
  6. Steel toe or metatarsal boots


  • Check your work area:
  1. What is in it?
  2. What is above and around you?
  3. How hot or cold is it?
  4. Is it humid?
  5. Is it a combustible atmosphere (i.e. dust from coal/grain/sugar or hydrogen from leaky batteries)?
  6. What would happen if you created an arc or spark in your immediate work area?
  7. Are overhead conductors exposed and grounded surfaces exposed around you?
  • Are you aware with the Scope of Work (SOW) to be performed on the generator?
  1. Have you informed the customer (responsible person) about your presence, nature of work and approximate duration?
  2. Do you satisfy yourself regarding quality of work by checking what has already been done?
  3. Do you make sure there will be no requirement for rework for an extended period of time?