Brian J. McPartland

Brian J.
McPartland
Articles
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Receptacle location
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Receptacle configuration
Illustrated Catastrophes, April 2010
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Required field marking
Whats Wrong Here? 1
Hint: Size of feeder conductor
Illustrated Catastrophes, March 2010
A facility manager who wishes to remain anonymous recently sent us this photo. Unfortunately, he found this at his own facility!
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Deteriorating agents
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Field markings
Illustrated Catastrophes, February 2010
Now That's What I Call a Job There's no doubt this installation would make Larry the Cable Guy proud. Holy smokes! Although there is no electrical Code
Whats Wrong Here? 1
Hint: Think clearances
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Working clearance
Illustrated Catastrophes
Whoever performed this installation must not have even known that the NEC has rules for temporary wiring.
Whats Wrong Here
Hint: Box support
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Raceway-supported box
Illustrated Catastrophes
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.

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