Violations http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: Maximum Violations at Mini Golf Course http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC.</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3> Maximum Violations at Mini Golf Course</h3> <p>These photos were sent in by a reader who wishes to remain anonymous. He took them while playing miniature golf with his wife. According to him, &ldquo;This is an area where masses of young people play, and a lot of people with no knowledge of the dangers of electricity come to have fun.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course#comments Violations Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:24:00 +0000 54571 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 81: Improper Use of NM Cable http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-81-improper-use-nm-cable <div class="node-body video-body"><p>In this episode, Russ shows us a wiring violation. The NEC doesn&rsquo;t allow NM Type cable to be attached to the exterior of raceways [300.11(B)] or exposed to physical damage [334.15(B)].</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-81-improper-use-nm-cable#comments Violations Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 53971 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 80, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Incomplete Raceway http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ finds a conduit body that at first appears to be just hanging out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway#comments Violations Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:58:00 +0000 53331 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: This Service Needs Servicing http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big thank you goes out to Peter Argyropoulos of Petros Electric for sharing these photos with us. He found this installation in rural Pennsylvania.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing#comments Violations Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:24:00 +0000 52661 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 79: No Room to Work http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us a great example of the violation of working space requirements around electrical equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work#comments Violations Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 52391 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 78: Bad Choice of EMT Fittings http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings <div class="node-body video-body"><p>In this episode, Russ shows us an EMT installation in an outdoor wet location that uses the wrong type of fittings. It&rsquo;s a violation of Sec. 358.42 of the 2014 NEC.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:04:00 +0000 51571 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Don't Flip That Switch http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave Shaub, vice president of operations for ATS Electric in Phoenix, was kind enough to share this great photo with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch#comments Violations Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:24:00 +0000 51301 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 77, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Lack of Support http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc points out a really sloppy NM Cable installation that violates the support requirements of Sec. 334.30 of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 50571 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 76, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: More than Meets the Eye http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc shows us what he found wrong with this outdoor luminaire when he showed up on a recent residential service call. A violation of Sec. 300.15 of the 2014 NEC can be cited at this location.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 50051 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: A True Flush-Mount Panel http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel <div class="node-body article-body">A big “thank you!” goes out to Daniel Cortez, an electrical plan examiner/inspector from Collier County, Fla., for sharing these fantastic photos with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel#comments Violations Silver Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:24:00 +0000 47921 at http://ecmweb.com