Making Startup Testing Safe, Part 1

Making Startup Testing Safe, Part 1

During startup testing, you must stay focused on your work.

Startup testing is what you do before starting up the equipment. So it traditionally involves, among other things, point to point wiring checks. Two other tests usually done as part of startup testing are ground testing and insulation resistance testing. Neither is done with power connected.

Of course, many other tests may be performed. And it may be the case that power is actually available at some or most equipment. Don’t assume anything is de-energized, even though most of

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