INQ284

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Flinders Medical Centre Standby Power Electrical Systems Post Incident Review (SA)
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Recommendations for this Inquiry

INQ-ref REC-UID CODE SubCode SrcNUM Recommendation
INQ284 REC284-1365 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 1

The electrical master plan for the site should be updated to include planning for the scheduled replacement or refurbishment of those parts of the infrastructure that have not been renewed in the last 10 years. This planning to consider other upgrades or plans for the FMC overall.

INQ284 REC284-1373 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 9

Review generator installations details as noted in report and implement physical improvements where possible.

INQ284 REC284-1372 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 8

As part of the electrical master plan update recommended above, a complete and consistent set of single line diagrams describing the electrical distribution network be prepared. Relevant diagrams to be laminated and displayed in the main substations.

INQ284 REC284-1371 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 7

Generator dual redundant starter systems should be considered.

INQ284 REC284-1370 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 6

Review control system for the main generator normal/essential changeover system and ensure that it has effective backup/manual or redundant operations, and suitable testing facilities.

INQ284 REC284-1369 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 5

Review all generator locations for arrangements for temporary generator installation, including design of modifications as required for electrical connections and spatial requirements at installation locations, to be documented in an emergency procedure.

INQ284 REC284-1368 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 4

Improvements to installation to be implemented as follows: - Lighting within the generator enclosure and immediately adjacent to be emergency battery-backed type.

INQ284 REC284-1367 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 3

Add to generator test procedure a checklist at the end of testing which includes checking that all systems are back to normal positions and includes a requirement to leave the day tank full where there is a bulk tank/day tank arrangement.

INQ284 REC284-1366 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 2

A detailed review of the fuel control and BMS systems (for all generators) be carried out and actions taken to: 1) Ensure that the fuel alarm system is operational and properly calibrated, and ensure that the alarms are connected to the BMS.

INQ284 REC284-1374 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Recommendation 10

Provide walls around critical electrical infrastructure within the main plant area to provide security and protection from catastrophic water system failures.