2. Explain the safety precautions associated with
the installation of the generator. The following
items should be addressed:
Ground Rod Assembly
Loose Tools or Parts
Leveling of Generator
3. Explain the safety precautions to be observed
during operation. The following items will be
Engine and Ignition System
Engine Cooling Shroud (Top)
4. Explain the safety precautions observed during
Performance of PMCS. Discuss the safety precau-
tions associated with dangerous gases produced by:
Fuel Tank ,
- Metal to Metal Contact (Gasoline only)
Cleaning solutions and materials
5. Discuss Safety Precaution peculiar to your unit SOP.
REVIEW AND ANSWER QUESTIONS.
What is the minimum depth a ground rod must be driven into the ground? Answer: 8 Feet
Why should ear protection be worn when operating a generator set? Answer Because the operating noise
level is very high which can cause hearing damage.
Why is it dangerous to smoke when servicing the battery?
Answer: A battery generates hydrogen, a highly explosive gas.
Why is it important to operate a generator set in a well ventilated area? Answer: To prevent overheating
and for proper venting of exhaust gases.
During this lesson, we have discussed safety as it pertains to the
5KW generator set during all phases of operation. These precautions
will prevent injury to both you and your equipment.
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