This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started). Like the best music is from the Eighties and a wee dram helps in solving most inconveniences.
Mindmap of Standby Generator Checklist
The checklist for standby generator, available here, is a very popular link on this blog. The loading shedding in South Africa most probably contributed to its popularity.
Here is a mindmap of the checklist (click to enlarge).