Greener Journal of Science, Engineering and Technological Research

Excellence and Timeliness


Choose Language

Ajadi et al

Greener Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology Research Vol. 2 (2), pp. 039-047September 2012

ISSN: 2276-7835 

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: GJSETR1222


Identification of Hazards and Risk Assessment for a 40kVA Diesel Powered Lighting Set.


1Olabiyi Banji Ajadi, 2Adegbola Amos Adekunle and3Kolawole Oladele Peter


1The Polytechnic Ibadan, Mechanical Engineering Dept.

2Head of Department, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Mechanical Engineering Dept.

3FMS, IITA Ibadan



Corresponding Author’s Email:


The process of installing, operating and maintaining power sets carries with them occupational hazards, the hazards and risks associated with installation, operation and maintenance of diesel powered generator using a 40kVA generator was identified. The findings reveal that five major jobs or tasks were associated with the events of installation, operation and maintenance of any typical industrial standby generator. Hazards of varying degrees were identified with every section and jobbing of the whole activities. The associated risk was classification, about 60 percent high risk to 40 percent medium risk. The most hazardous tasks include, engine operation, electrical wiring and connection to the generator. The receipt and installation of the generator with preparation of foundation and engine maintenance were identified.

Keywords: Diesel Power, Operation, Maintenance, Risk, Assessment

Return to Content       View Reprint (PDF) (90KB)

Call for Papers/Books/Thesis

Call for Scholarly Articles

Authors from around the world are invited to send scholary articles that suits the scope of this journal. The journal is currently open to submissions and will process and publish articles monthly in two yearly issues.

The journal is centered on quality and goes about its processes in a very timely fashion. Seasoned editors/reviewers will be consulted to review each article(s), profer quality evaluations and polish the articles with expertise before publication.

Simply send your article(s) as an e-mail attachment to or

Call for Books

You are also invited to submit your books for online or print publication. We publish books related to all academic subject areas.    Submit as an e-mail attachment to

Call for Thesis



Login Form

Other Journals