Category: Emergency Power Blog

Genset Starting Batteries – A Revolutionary Alternative

The number one cause of emergency and standby generator starting failure is the genset starting batteries.  NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, specifies that starting batteries shall be of the nickel-cadmium or lead-acid type.

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Diesel Fuel Quality

Poor diesel fuel quality contributes to many generator failures with microbial growth being one of...

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42 CFR § 482.15 - Condition of participation: Emergency preparedness.

The hospital must comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local emergency preparedness requirements. The hospital must develop and maintain a comprehensive emergency preparedness program that meets the requirements of this section, utilizing an all-hazards approach. The emergency preparedness program must include, but not be limited to...

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Online Certification

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released the 2021 edition of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, and the 2022 edition of NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems. These recent editions include several significant changes.

On October 1st, 2022, Motor and Generator Institute will release an updated version of the Certified Healthcare Emergency Power Professional (CHEPP®) online course.

Online Class: 10/01/22 – 11/30/22



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