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Illustrated Changes to the NEC, 2002 Edition - Part 2

Article 517

Health Care Facility

517.13 Grounding of Receptacles and Fixed Electric Equipment in Patient Care Areas

The section was completely revised to read as follows:

Wiring in patient care areas must comply with (A) and (B) below:
(A) Wiring Methods. All branch circuits serving patient care areas must be installed in a metal raceway or cable that is listed in 250.118 as an acceptable grounding return path, such as EMT or Type AC cable. Figure 517-1

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