This is a prerequisite to process equipment and facility start-up. It checks through documentation and proper installation to avoid mishaps, damage to equipment and operator injuries.

SKU: E03-6001 Category:


The purpose of this Pre-commissioning checklist is:

  • To ensure the equipment is installed as specified and fit/safe to operate
  • The list starts with checking documentation evidence eg Inspection Report
  • The equipment is properly installed with the required ancillary components and utilities
  • The equipment has met all the statutory requirements and is safe to startup.
  • This process is part of testing part of a Project Quality System (see flowchart below)
GMP Project Quality System - Testing, Commissioning & Qualification Phase

GMP Project Quality System – Testing, Commissioning & Qualification Phase


Pre commissioning testing of process equipment

Who needs this document:

  • Vendors – equipment fabricators and manufacturers;
  • mechanical piping contractors
  • Any department who uses equipment & utilities in R&D, manufacturing, testing, laboratories.
  • Projects, Validation, Engineering department
  • Quality Control
  • Manufacturing

Related Documents:

E03-50-00 Project Quality System Flowchart

E03-50-01 Project Quality System Policy

E03-50-02 Project Change Control

E03-50-03 Project & Quality Plan (Concise)

E03-50-04 Project Construction Checklist

E03-51-01 Project Documentation & Testing Requirements

E03-52-01 Material of Construction Specification

E03-53-01 Project Procurement & Inspection Procedure

E03-54-01 Preparation & Welding of Critical Piping

E03-54-02 Passivation of Stainless Steel & Record Form


E03-55-01 Inspection & Test Plan (Form)

E03-55-02 Welding – Dye Penetrant Inspection Procedure & Record Form

E03-55-03 Piping Hydrostatic Test Procedure & Form

E03-60-03 Pre-Commissioning Checklist – Pump (Centrifugal) – this document

E03-60-XX – see separate list for other major equipment

E03-80 SOP Equipment Qualification

E02-56-01 Project Handover – O&M Manual