Motor and Generator Institute (MGI)
MGI is an independent training and certification company exclusive to the emergency power industry. MGI offers education, testing, and certification services for personnel involved in the maintenance, testing, and compliance of an Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS).
MGI strives to improve the emergency power industry by offering high-quality testing and high standards while making the content and process as practical as possible. Our mission is to provide comprehensive certification services efficiently and effectively for the emergency and standby power industry. In the last 20 years, MGI trained over 45,000 people in proper maintenance, testing, and compliance, for their emergency power supply system (EPSS). Plus, published multiple editions of the Emergency Power Supply Systems: Maintenance, Testing, and Compliance Manual.
Standards used in the creation of MGI educational programs include:
- NFPA 70, National Electrical Code®
- NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code®
- NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®
- NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) 42 CFR 482.15
- The Joint Commission – Environment of Care (EC) Section
- DNV Healthcare – Physical Environment (PE) Section
MGI Consulting Services
Motor and Generator Institute (MGI) was formed in 1995 by Dan Chisholm, Sr, CHEPP. Dan is currently President of MGI Consulting Services and serves as the Chairman of the National Fire Protection Association’s Technical Committees responsible for chairman of NFPA 110, Emergency and Standby Power Systems, NFPA 111, Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems, and a technical committee member of the Electrical Section of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code, while also serving as a primary emergency power consultant to the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) and the Department of Defense.
Dan’s numerous speaking engagements have included addressing annual Healthcare Engineering Association meetings in 40 states and annual meetings of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) during the last 30 years. His publication credits include authoring Emergency Power Supply Systems white papers for the American Hospital Association, Joint Commission, CMS, FEMA, and the Veterans Administration.
MGI Consulting provides wireless EPSS monitoring and annunciation, turnkey emergency power solutions, fuel distribution systems, and EPSS compliance evaluations. To speak with Dan, please complete and submit the form below.
That’s what MGI gives you. It’s your ticket to understanding today’s most important EPSS maintenance and testing topics,
while also helping you stay compliant with all Authorities Having Jurisdiction.