Give the specific 2002 NEC references related to any violations you find. Write Joe a Violation Notice rather than sending in a copy of the Code rule. Send your response, in 25 words or more, to Joe Tedesco at 350 North St., Boston, MA 02113 or e-mail

Please include your company name, job title, address, phone number, Social Security number and e-mail address. Previous winners are not eligible. Winners will be awarded $75 in the case of one winner, $50 each for two winners and $25 each for three winners.

Hint: Something very important is missing here!


These three winners all stated that Section 406.8 (C) prohibits the installation of a receptacle within a bathtub or shower space.

Beth Crutchfield
Project Engineer, RMF Engineering
Baltimore, Md.

Michael Lenihan
Engineer, Summit Systems Co.
Southampton, N.Y.

Brian Morley
Electrical Engineer, R.G. Vanderweil Engineers
Boston, Mass.