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CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-7-0623

Number 9-7-0623
Priority Important
Description Network Operators and Service Providers using Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) batteries should perform annual maintenance by performing a discharge test or by using an ohmic test instrument.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator
Keyword(s) Network Operations;Power;
Reference/Comments The aging properties of these batteries can lead to thermal runaway that may cause a fire. See GR-4228, VRLA Battery String Certification Levels Based on Requirements for Safety and Performance and