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      Automatic Transfer Switches

      Q: Is it permissible to have Automatic Transfer Switches (ATSs) tested every other month when conducting monthly emergency generator testing? For example,…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 22, 2021
      Automatic Transfer Switches

      Q: We got dinged on not doing a weekly inspection of emergency transfer switches. What exactly does one do to inspect an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS)?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 6, 2021
      Testing (Generators) Automatic Transfer Switches Inspection & Maintenance (Generators)

      Q: We have a generator that doesn’t meet the 30% load for the monthly run so we have to do an annual run with the load at 50% for 30 min and 75% for 60…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 4, 2019
      Automatic Transfer Switches Equipment (Generators) Storage (Generators)

      Q: I am a consultant and I visited an ASC that had a natural gas generator housed indoors, located in the basement of the facility. The ATS switch was…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 8, 2019
      Testing (Generators) Automatic Transfer Switches Inspection & Maintenance (Generators) Batteries (Generators)

      Q: I am new in my position and I would like to know what the weekly generator inspection consists of? I also would like to know what the monthly generator…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 16, 2019
      Q&A Fire Pump Automatic Transfer Switches

      Q: A state surveyor cited us for not doing a monthly fire pump automatic transfer switch (ATS) test. We are doing a weekly churn test and an annual fire…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 27, 2016