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Safety inspection checklist

Use the information in this section to identify potentially unsafe conditions with your solution. As each machine was designed and built, required safety items were installed to protect users and service technicians from injury.


This device is not intended for use in the direct field of view at visual display workplaces. To avoid incommoding reflections at visual display workplaces, this device must not be placed in the direct field of view.

This equipment must be installed or serviced by trained personnel, as defined by the NEC, IEC 62368-1 & IEC 60950-1, the standard for Safety of Electronic Equipment within the Field of Audio/Video, Information Technology and Communication Technology. Lenovo assumes you are qualified in the servicing of equipment and trained in recognizing hazards energy levels in products. Access to the equipment is by the use of a tool, lock and key, or other means of security, and is controlled by the authority responsible for the location.
Electrical grounding of the solution is required for operator safety and correct system function. Proper grounding of the electrical outlet can be verified by a certified electrician.
Use the following checklist to verify that there are no potentially unsafe conditions:
  1. Make sure that the power is off and the power cord is disconnected.

  2. Check the power cord.

    • Make sure that the third-wire ground connector is in good condition. Use a meter to measure third-wire ground continuity for 0.1 ohm or less between the external ground pin and the frame ground.

    • Make sure that the power cord is the correct type.

      To view the power cords that are available for the server:
      1. Go to:

        Data Center Solution Configurator

      2. Click Preconfigured Model or Configure to order.

      3. Enter the machine type and model for your server to display the configurator page.

      4. Click Power > Power Cables to see all line cords.

    • Make sure that the insulation is not frayed or worn.

  3. Check for any obvious non-Lenovo alterations. Use good judgment as to the safety of any non-Lenovo alterations.

  4. Check inside the solution for any obvious unsafe conditions, such as metal filings, contamination, water or other liquid, or signs of fire or smoke damage.

  5. Check for worn, frayed, or pinched cables.

  6. Make sure that the power-supply cover fasteners (screws or rivets) have not been removed or tampered with.