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Code Question Of The Day

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Question:

Subject: Comment regarding June 07 question.

Was Greg referring to the correct procedures and PPE required to turn off a circuit breaker per NFPA 70E?

Mike Asbury

 

Answer:

Hey Mike, let’s not make a big deal out of this question unless you are forming a question of your own. I believe the original question was clear and that my answer was correct

 

Section: 240.83(D)
Source: Charlie Trout


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