LIGHTNGPROT-A Lightning Protection - Annual

                                                      Man Hours 1
Special Instructions:

On first inspection, check that:
  (1) all air terminals (lightning rods) are interconnected, and;
  (2) at least two down conductors are installed with their own ground

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1.___ Inspect air terminals for corrosion and rigid attachment to structure.
2.___ Examine conductors for corrosion, strong mechanical joints which provide
      good electrical conductivity, and loose or broken fasteners.
3.___ Check for loops, sharp bends (less than 8" radius) and frayed horizontal
      and vertical conductors.
4.___ Check for damaged guards and down conductors.
5.___ Inspect grounding attachment for permanency and corrosion
      (if practical).
6.___ Test resistance to ground for each down conductor.
7.___ Clean up work area and remove debris.

Tools & Materials:

1.  Standard Tool Kit
    Plus  Insulated pliers and screwdrivers
          Wire strippers
          Wire crimpers
          Voltmeter - Ohmmeter - Milliammeter
          Clamp on meter(volt - ohm - amp meter)
          Soldering kit
          1/8" 25' fish tape
          Burnishing tool

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