NFPA 73: Standard for Electrical Inspections for Existing Dwellings
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What is NFPA 73?
This standard provides inspection and testing procedures and practices for evaluating the safety of installed electrical systems within and associated with existing one-family, and two-family, and multifamily dwellings, including mobile homes and manufactured homes.
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What does NFPA 73 address?
NFPA 73 provides criteria for identification of hazardous conditions that are evident during a visual inspection of the electrical systems including safety hazards, fire hazards, shock hazards, overheating conditions, physical deterioration, and abuse. Coverage includes everything from the service to outlets: feeder, and branch circuits; overcurrent protective devices; cables; flexible cords; and boxes and enclosures to GFCIs, AFCIs, smoke alarms, receptacles, and appliances and utilization equipment.Table Of Contents.
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