Q. When are tamper-resistant receptacles required?
A. The rule for tamper-resistant receptacles applies only to dwelling units. All 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles required in the following areas of a dwelling unit [210.52] must be listed as tamper-resistant [406.11]:
Wall space — 210.52(A)
Small-appliance circuit — 210.52(B)
Countertop space — 210.52(C)
Bathroom area — 210.52(D)
Outdoors — 210.52(E)
Laundry area — 210.52(F)
Basement, garage, and outbuildings — 210.52(G)
Hallways — 210.52(H)
Note: See 517.18(C) for tamper-resistant hospital-grade receptacles installed in pediatric locations in a general care area of a health-care facility.